The Great Global Warming Blunder: How Mother Nature Fooled the World's Top Climate Scientists

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Encounter Books, 2010 - Political Science - 176 pages
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"The Great Global Warming Blunder provides a simple explanation for why forecasts of a global warming Armageddon constitute a major scientific faux pas: climate researchers have mixed up cause and effect when they have analyzed cloud behavior. Combining illustrations from everyday experience with state-of-the-art satellite measurements, Roy W. Spencer reveals how these scientists have been fooled by Mother Nature into believing that the Earth?s climate system is very sensitive to humanity?s production of carbon dioxide through the use of fossil fuels. He presents evidence that recent warming, rather than being the fault of humans, is a result of chaotic, internal natural cycles that have been causing periods of warming and cooling for thousands of years" --Cover, p. 2.
 

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A good attack on the alarmists by one of the climatologists who is keen on the use of satellite data as opposed to the far more fungible data used by his peers. Read full review

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I had difficulty deciding between three and four stars. For the lower rating, Roy W. Spencer earned it simply based by the readability of the book. Understanding he is a scientist - specifically a ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter 1 Climate Change Happens
1
Chapter 2 We Are Going to Destroythe Creation
25
How WarmingGets Started
37
How MuchWarming Results from the Forcing
54
Chapter 5 How Mother Nature Fooledthe Worlds Top Climate Scientists
64
SatelliteEvidence for an Alternative Explanation
104
Dangerous Pollutantor Elixir of Life?
124
Predictions for the Future
139
Summary Conclusions
153
Notes
163
Index
173
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Roy W. Spencer is a Principal Research Scientist at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. He was formerly a Senior Scientist for Climate Studies at NASA. He is co-developer of the original satellite method for precise monitoring of global temperatures from Earth-orbiting satellites. He has provided congressional testimony several times on the subject of global warming and authored the 2008 New York Times bestseller, Climate Confusion.

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