Sunday, June 26, 2011

When climate science was a science instead of a political grandstand

One year prior to James Hansen testifying to Congress in 1988 he was 99% certain that man-made global warming was occurring, a paper published in Nature indicated that global warming would cause negative feedback from increased cloud cover to cool the Earth by more than the alleged warming effect of CO2.

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  1. The paper mentioned above is this one:
    http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v329/n6135/pdf/329138a0.pdf

    E. Roeckner, U. Schlese, J. Biercamp & P. Loewe (1987), Cloud optical depth feedbacks and climate modelling, Nature 329, 138-140, doi:10.1038/329138a0.

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  2. Thank you for the reference. Unfortunately, I was unable to find a free version of the paper online.

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