Climate Change Swindle

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Climate Change Swindle

“The one who does not remember history is bound to live through it again.” – George Santayana

Do you know your history? Let’s look at some timelines and see how much of the doom-and-gloom narrative is actually holding mustard.

Definitions of climate change

UN Framework Convention on Climate Change - Definitions

Source: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (1992)

UNFCCC Fact Sheet 2011 - Definitions

Source: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Fact sheet: Climate change science – the status of climate change science today (2011)

IPCC = Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

United Nations Statistics Division, Chapter 5, Section 5.3: Climate change

Source: United Nations Statistics Division, Chapter 5: Applications of the FDES to cross-cutting environmental issues, Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics (FDES 2013), Section 5.3: Climate change (2016)

The Sun has the biggest impact on Earth’s climate

Solar Cycles - John Shewchuk, 2023

Source: John Shewchuk

Recent Sunspot Activity - Climate4you, 1 July 2023

Source: Climate4you

It’s been a lot warmer in the past

Greenland GISP2 Ice Core - Last 10,000 years

Source: John Shewchuk

North Atlantic sea surface temperatures

AMO (Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation) Index

Source: Climate4you

The Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation (AMO) is a mode of variability occurring in the North Atlantic Ocean sea surface temperature field, and is basically an index of North Atlantic sea surface temperatures (SST).

There is no proof CO2 controls Earth’s temperature

No proof CO2 controls temperature

Source: John Shewchuk

cenozoic temperature and CO2 evolution

Source: John Shewchuk [5 September 2023]

CO2 famine for plant life

Source: John Shewchuk

Natural disasters are not increasing in modern times

Global Burned Area 1901-2020 - Bjorn Lomborg

Source: Bjorn Lomborg

Violent Tornadoes & Global Hurricanes

Source: John Shewchuk

In modern times, world crop yields are up and protein malnutrition deaths are down

World crops rising & protein malnutrition falling

Source: John Shewchuk

In modern times, there’s a high of coral in the Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef

Source: John Shewchuk

Climate models have been woeful in making predictions for the past 30+ years

Global Mid-Tropospheric Temp 102 Model Runs in 24 Families

Source: John Shewchuk

Freeman Dyson - Model's fudge factors

Source: John Shewchuk

Climate change policy and politics isn’t about the environment nor climate

Ottmar Edenhofer - Climate change policy

Source: John Shewchuk

Further Reading

Global Warming Swindle:

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