132 Years of Global Warming Visualized in 26 Dramatically Animated Seconds

Courtesy of NASA comes a visualization showing how global temperatures have changed since 1880. According to NASA’s web site, this “color-coded map shows a progression of changing global surface temperatures from 1884 to 2012. Dark blue indicates areas cooler than average. Dark red indicates areas warmer than average.”  And the difference between dark blue and dark red is about 7.2 degrees fahrenheit. NASA scientists note that “2012 was the ninth warmest of any year since 1880, continuing a long-term trend of rising global temperatures. With the exception of 1998, the nine warmest years in the 132-year record all have occurred since 2000, with 2010 and 2005 ranking as the hottest years on record.” Copies of the video above and still shots can be freely downloaded from the NASA web site. To deepen your understanding of climate change, spend some time with Global Warming, a free online course from the University of Chicago. 

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  • Berthold Klein says:

    There is no credible experiment that proves that the “greenhouse gas effect exist”
    Real scientists at NASA proved that the Hypotheses of the GHGE is wrong 40 year ago.
    The only hope is that enough of the environmental vampires-AGW die over the next 40 year while the New Mini-ice age has proved its Existence. I believe that Max Plank said (paraphrasing) That a new development in science is only accepted after believers in the Old science have died”

    Schreuder & J. O’Sullivan New
    Discovery: NASA Study Proves Carbon Dioxide Cools Atmosphere

    A recent NASA report throws the space agency into conflict with climatologists after new NASA
    measurements prove that carbon dioxide acts as a coolant in Earth’s atmosphere.
    NASA’s Langley Research Center has collated data proving that “greenhouse gases” actually block no less than 95 percent of harmful solar rays from our planet, thus reducing the heating impact of the sun. The data was collected by Sounding of the Atmosphere using Broadband Emission Radiometry, (or SABER). SABER monitors infrared emissions from Earth’s upper atmosphere, in particular from carbon dioxide (CO2) and nitric oxide (NO), two substances thought to be playing a key role in the energy balance of air hundreds of miles above our planet’s surface.

    NASA’s Langley Research Center instruments show that the thermosphere not only received a whopping 26 billion kilowatt hours of energy from the sun during a recent burst of solar activity, but that the upper atmospheric carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide molecules sent as much as 95% of that straight back out into space.

    The shock revelation starkly contradicts the core proposition of the so-called greenhouse gas theory which claims that more CO2 means more warming for our planet. However, this compelling new NASA data more likely serves as the final nail in the junk science global warming coffin and a huge embarrassment for NASA’s chief climatologist, Dr James Hansen over at NASA’s GISS.
    Already,leading international climatologists have been in full retreat after having to concede there has been no global warming for 16 years despite levels of atmospheric CO2 rising almost 40 percent in recent decades. The new SABER data now forms part of a real world double whammy against climatologists’ computer models that have always been programmed to show CO2 as a warming gas.

    As NASA’s SABER team at Langley admits: “This is a new frontier in the sun-Earth connection,” says associate principal investigator Martin Mlynczak, “and the data we’re collecting are unprecedented.”

    Over at Principia Scientific International (PSI) greenhouse gas effect (GHE) critic, Alan Siddons is hailing the findings. Siddons and his
    colleagues have been winning support from hundreds of independent scientists for their GHE studies carried out over the last seven years. PSI has proved that the numbers fed into computer models by
    Hansen and others were based on a faulty interpretation of the laws of thermodynamics. PSI also recently uncovered long overlooked evidence from the American Meteorological Society (AMS) that shows it was widely known the GHE was discredited prior to 1951. [1]End part1

    Pointedly, a much-trumpeted new book released this month by Rupert Darwall claims to help expose the back story of how the junk GHE theory was conveniently resuscitated in the 1980’s by James Hansen and others to serve an environmental policy agenda at that time. [2]
    As the SABER research report states: A recent flurry of eruptions on the sun did more than spark pretty auroras around the poles. NASA-funded researchers say the solar storms of March 8th through 10th dumped enough energy in Earth’s upper atmosphere to power every residence in New York City for two years.“This was the biggest dose of heat we’ve received from a solar storm since 2005,” says Martin of NASA Langley Research Center. “It was a big event, and shows how solar activity can directly affect our planet.” As PSI’s own space scientists have confirmed, as solar energy penetrates deeper into our atmosphere, even more of its energy will end up being sent straight back out to space, thus preventing it heating up the surface of our earth. The NASA Langley Research Center report agrees with PSI by admitting:“Carbon dioxide and nitric oxide are natural thermostats,” explains James Russell of Hampton University, SABER’s principal investigator. “When the upper atmosphere (or ‘thermosphere’) heats up, these molecules try as hard as they can to shed that heat back into space.”

    To those independent scientists and engineers at Principia Scientific International this is not news. The “natural thermostat” effect of CO2 has long been known by applied scientists and engineers how have exploited it’s remarkable properties in the manufacturer of refrigerators and air conditioning systems. The fledgling independent science body has repeatedly shown in it’s openly peer reviewed papers that atmospheric carbon dioxide does not cause global warming nor climate change.
    Some die-hard climate alarmists will still say that in the lower atmosphere the action of carbon dioxide is reversed, but there is no actual proof of this at all. PSI suggests it is time for the SABER team to have a word with James Hansen.
    [1] Brooks,
    C.E.P. (1951). “Geological and Historical Aspects of Climatic
    Change.” InCompendium
    of Meteorology,
    edited by Thomas F. Malone, pp. 1004-18 (at 1016). Boston: American
    Meteorological Association. It shows the American Meteorological
    Society had refuted the concept of a GHE in 1951 in itsCompendium
    of Meteorology.
    They stated that the idea that CO2 could alter the climate “was never widely accepted and was abandoned when it was found that all the long-wave radiation [that would be] absorbed by CO2 is [already] absorbed by water vapor.”

    [2]
    Darwall, R., ‘The Age of Global Warming: A History,’ (March, 2013), Quartet Books, London.

    There is an experiment that proves that the Greenhouse gas effect
    does not exist. This experiment which has been technologically
    reviewed by Ph. D physicists (at least 4). Ph. D. Chemical engineers
    (at least 2 at last count) and others Ph. D’s in other fields The
    experiment is found on the web-site http://www.slayingtheskydragon.com click on the blog tab then on page 3 of 12.
    It is titled “The Experiment that failed which can save the world trillions-Proving the greenhouse gas effect does not exist”

    The Greenhouse Effect Explored
    Written by Carl Brehmer | 26 May 2012
    Is “Water Vapor Feedback” Positive or Negative?
    Exploiting the medium of Youtube Carl Brehmer is drawing wider attention to a fascinating experiment he performed to test the climatic impacts of water in our atmosphere.
    Carl explains, “An essential element of the “greenhouse effect” hypothesis is the positive “water vapor feedback”
    hypothesis. That is, if something causes an increase in the temperature this will cause an increase in the evaporation of water into water vapor.”
    Another important website is www. The Great Climate Clash.com -G3 The Greenhouse gas effect does not exist.

  • Dan Pangburn says:

    The cause of the warming and a simple equation that calculates it are revealed at http://climatechange90.blogspot.com/2013/05/natural-climate-change-has-been.html

    The evidence that it stopped warming before 2001 is presented at http://endofgw.blogspot.com/

  • Jeremy Becker says:

    Here’s something interesting: well-known global warming skeptic Prof. Muller does the science and converts:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/30/opinion/the-conversion-of-a-climate-change-skeptic.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

  • Andrew Barstow says:

    How convenient that we went so far downhill so fast in just the last 10 years.

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