[ RadSafe ] The Great Global Warming Swindle

Steven Dapra sjd at swcp.com
Sat Mar 17 18:49:28 CDT 2007

March 17


         Where were Prof. Lindzen's comments published?  Has the 
correlation of sunspot activity been published in a journal that is readily 
accessible to the layman, and if so which journal and what is the citation?

         Thank you for your assistance.

Steven Dapra

At 01:23 PM 3/17/07 -0800, Otto G. Raabe wrote:

>>March 17, 2007
>According to MIT Professor Richard Lindzen, one of the National Research 
>Council global warming panelist and lead author on the new UN report: "Our 
>primary conclusion was that despite some knowledge and some agreement, the 
>science is by no means settled. We are quite confident (1) that global 
>mean temperature is about 0.5 degrees Celsius higher than a century ago; 
>(2) that atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide have risen over the past two 
>centuries; and (3) that carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas whose increase 
>is likely to warm the earth. But-- and I cannot stress this enough -- we 
>are NOT in a position to confidently attribute past climate change to 
>carbon dioxide or to forecast what the climate will be in the future."
>Unfortunately the press and those who wrote so-called "summaries" of the 
>UN report did not understand or wanted to ignore how little is truly 
>known! Sunspot activity does correlate almost perfectly with mean earth 
>temperatures over the last 150 years, so it seems clear that it is 
>unlikely that there is a meaningful anthropomorphic factor associated with 
>the average temperature of the earth. Also, an increase of only 0.5 
>degrees Celsius in 100 years is not alarming.

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