Climate Adversely Affecting Humans? The Facts Show Otherwise

Posted: March 24, 2019 by oldbrew in alarmism, climate, Natural Variation, propaganda, weather
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Joe Bastardi continues his pushback against the false prophets of climate hysteria.

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This is the third part of a trilogy intended to get readers to examine more deeply the climate debate. I always tell people they should go look for themselves. I do not expect any person to blindly accept what they are told, and that applies to me also. I do ask that you look at these ideas to gain a greater vision of what’s going on.

The first part addressed perspective. I noted that the timescale we are looking at is only a snapshot of what is a multibillion-year “movie” that contains many scenes leading up to the total story.

The second part challenges the idea that extreme weather events are getting worse.

Which brings us to today’s subject matter: Climate is not impeding human progress. In fact, it’s been quite the opposite in the fossil-fuel era.

Here are some charts to make my point.

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  1. oldbrew says:

    Note item 3 in the Conclusion below.
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    Research Article: Comparison of Decadal Trends among Total Solar Irradiance Composites of Satellite Observations
    – Nicola Scafetta and Richard C. Willson
    Published 10 March 2019


    We present a new analysis of the two-decade-old controversy over interpretation of satellite observations of total solar irradiance (TSI) since 1978 and the implications of our findings for TSI as a driver of climate change. Our approach compares the methods of constructing the two most commonly referenced TSI composites (ACRIM and PMOD) that relate successive observational databases and two others recently constructed using a novel statistical approach. Our primary focus is on the disparate decadal trending results of the ACRIM and PMOD TSI composite time series, namely, whether they indicate an increasing trend from 1980 to 2000 and a decreasing trend thereafter (ACRIM) or a continuously decreasing trend since 1980 (PMOD).
    . . .
    Our analysis supports the ACRIM TSI increasing trend during the 1980 to 2000 period, followed by a long-term decreasing trend since.

    From the Conclusion:

    a TSI increase between 1986 and 1996 would be supported by the following:
    (1) The solar cycle length model (e.g., [46–48]) which predicts that short solar cycles correlate with increased TSI (in fact, solar cycle 22 (1986-1996) was only 9.9-years long and was shorter than both solar cycle 21 (1976-1986, 10.5 year) and solar cycle 23 (1996-2008, 12.3 year).
    (2) A model of solar variability driven by planetary tidal harmonics [49, 50].
    (3) The global surface temperature of the Earth increased from 1970 to 2000 and remained nearly stable from 2000 and to 2018. This pattern is not reproduced by CO2 AGW climate models but correlates with a TSI evolution with the trending characteristics of the ACRIM TSI composite as explained in Scafetta [6, 12, 27] and Willson [7].
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  2. stpaulchuck says:

    Every major surge in human population has been during warm periods. Every collapse in human population has occurred during cold periods.

    during the Roman and Medieval warm periods, populations grew by some 50% as food production skyrocketed. During the Little Ice Age population was gutted by some 30% or more due to starvation and disease like the Black Plague. There are more and more studies showing similar situations even further back and in other places on the planet.

    I’m from Minnesota. We welcome global warming! Besides, how much nicer is minus 25 than minus 27, ha ha ha.