Is Anything Wrong With Natural, Non-Man-Made Climate Change?

I recently asked an environmentalist this question: “If we found out that the planet was warming for purely natural reasons, would you be in favor of climate engineering to stop it, because the current temperature and sea level are the right ones for humans?”

He seemed appalled. “No, of course not, man,” he said.

“Thank you,” I said. And I meant it, because this fellow had just made a concession that is fatal to the central argument in favor of reducing carbon emissions: the risk of catastrophic climate change. Continue reading “Is Anything Wrong With Natural, Non-Man-Made Climate Change?”

The Term, Climate Change

                                                              What does this chart tell you about “climate change”?
                                                               What does this chart tell you about “climate change”?

I see in the chart above that 10,000 years ago and further into the earth’s history for thousands of years the temperature was changing radically.   Temperature change is a reality.  No person who understand some basic scientific truths denies that the temperature change and pretty much constantly.   Continue reading “The Term, Climate Change”