No doubt you’ve heard by now that both the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA calculated that 2014 was the hottest year ever recorded.
“The globe is warmer now than it has been in the last 100 years and more likely in at least 5,000 years,” said climate scientist Jennifer Francis of Rutgers University to the New York Times (she wasn’t part of either research team). “Any wisps of doubt that human activities are at fault are now gone with the wind.”
According to the government’s stats, nine of the ten hottest years in NOAA global records have occurred since 2000.
Wow. Sounds like we’re doomed.
May I please step in? Just type DebateMeAlGore.com into your Internet browser and you’ll understand why I have some credibility in this area.
First of all, the temperature records are rigged. The vast majority of measuring stations have been erected and placed in operation since the 1980’s, purposely located in warm artificially warm locations (near airport runways, in the center of downtowns, etc.). This thermometer network is made up of a patchwork of non-research quality instruments that were never made to monitor long-term temperature changes to tenths or hundredths of a degree. Additionally hundreds of temperature monitors in colder climates such as Siberia, Canada, the Alps and the Andes have been withdrawn from dataset. These huge voids are either ignored or in-filled with fictitious data. Thus the temperature of the earth’s atmosphere is purposefully reading warm.
If NOAA and NASA would base their claims solely on state of the art satellite observations (which cover every square inch of the globe) they would find their claim of “hottest year” is a bust. The satellite data soundly proclaims there has been a pause in the earth’s warming for 18 straight years.
It should also be noted that the government’s current “hottest year” claim is not even really within the margin of error for temperature gauges. NOAA and NASA contend that 2014’s temperature was merely one-hundredth of a degree warmer than the previous record year of 2010.
One-hundredth of a degree from a unreliable data set!
So, why are the surface thermometer data used to the exclusion of our best technology — satellites — when tracking global temperatures?
Because they better support the narrative of a dangerously warming planet. As I thoroughly reveal in my books Climategate and Eco-Tyranny, human-caused climate change is Left’s most important tool for employing worldwide socialism.
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