The greenhouse effect-yet again

The media continues to scare readers with predictions of 2.0 to 12.0 degrees of global warming. These predictions are based on noncomparable data from poor-quality instruments and anecdotal evidence. NOAA satellite and radiosonde data do not indicate global warming even though those instruments are so sensitive that the effects of El NiThe earth's average surface temperature is certainly subject to many influences. In addition to those detected by satellites, the world's daily release of 5 x 1,013 btu/hr from fossil fuel, nuclear, and hydroelectric energy will cause about 1-2° C. increase per century. But this is offset by declining solar activity and the steady reduction in ...

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