Nature – not Human Activity – Rules the Climate. Lyncean Society, San Diego Jan. 12, 2011 S. Fred Singer, Science & Environmental Policy Project <Singer@NIPCC report.org>. 20 th Cy Warming: AGW or Natural?. Both are plausible. What says the evidence ?
Lyncean Society, San Diego
Jan. 12, 2011
S. Fred Singer, Science & Environmental Policy Project
CCSP 1.1 – Chapter 1, Figure 1.3F PCM Simulations of Zonal-Mean Atmospheric Temperature Change
An independent examination of published IPCC evidence by an international group of some 30 climate experts from 16 nations
Organized in 2003 by Prof. S. Fred Singer as “Team B;” workshop in Vienna, April 2007
Summary for Policy-Makers and Technical Summary, published by Heartland Institute in March 2008
When the facts change, I change my opinion. What do you do, Sir?
John M. Keynes
Temperature Deviation (C)
14C – a Proxy for Solar Activity
18O – a Proxy for Temperature
The stalagmite record shows a remarkably close correlation between 14C and 18O over a period of more than 3,000 years.
Thus, a strong association exists between solar activity and temperature.
Neff et al. (2001)
One Century Duration!
Temperature Trends at 107 Californian Stations 1909 to 1994
Stratified by 1990 population of the county where station is located
(A) Large Counties:
More than 1 million people
Average 29 stations
(B) Midsized Counties:
100,000 to 1 million people
Average 51 stations
Temperature in degF
(C) Small Counties:
Less than 100,000 people
Average 27 stations