[ RadSafe ] Solar radiation causes global warming

garyi at trinityphysics.com garyi at trinityphysics.com
Mon Apr 30 13:13:21 CDT 2007

Arguments like that are why I don't worry about global warming.  I know that several times in 
earth's history catastrophic impact events have wiped out most life on earth and temporarily 
made the climate hellish.  But every time, the climate stabilizes and life resurges.  So it 
seems that something is built into the system that causes the climate to seek some ideal 
state and oscillate around that.

You used to see nutters claiming that the end was near because God was going to end the 
world.  Now the nutters claim that the end is near because man will end the world.  I guess I'll 
worry about that when we start bending asteroid and comet orbitals.  Maybe next week or so.

-Gary Isenhower

On 30 Apr 2007 at 9:01, Otto G. Raabe wrote:

Date sent:	Mon, 30 Apr 2007 09:01:11 -0700
To:	"Sandy Perle" <sandyfl at cox.net>, "'Radsafe'" 
<radsafe at radlab.nl>
From:	"Otto G. Raabe" <ograabe at ucdavis.edu>
Subject:	[ RadSafe ] Solar radiation causes global warming

April 30, 2007

The human impact on climate is very small. Termites produce more
carbon dioxide than do people. Volcanos, over which we have no
control, can yield really large quantities of "greenhouse" gases.

The small increase in average global temperature from 1970 to 2000
(about one degree Fahrenheit) is correlated perfectly with increased
radiant energy from the sun over which we have no control. See
attached graph.


Prof. Otto G. Raabe, Ph.D., CHP
Center for Health & the Environment
University of California
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
E-Mail: ograabe at ucdavis.edu
Phone: (530) 752-7754   FAX: (530) 758-6140
Gary Isenhower, M.S.

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