Increasingly, scientists are pointing to data which suggests that climate changes are a result of natural cycles, which have been occurring for thousands of years. Unfortunately, global warming has moved into the political realm without enough peer-reviewed research to fully validate and exclude other, more natural, causes of climate change. For example, there is an absence of any physical evidence that CO2 causes global warming, so the only argument for CO2 as the cause of warming rests entirely in computer modeling. Thus, the question becomes, how accurate are the computer models in predicting climate? What other variables could be missing from the models?
In order to understand modern climate changes, we need to look at the past history of climate changes. Vast amounts of physical evidence of climate change over the past centuries and millennia have been gathered by scientists. Significant climate changes have clearly been going on for many thousands of years, long before the recent rise in atmospheric CO2 Evidence-Based Climate Science, Data Opposing CO2 Emissions as the Primary Source of Global Warming, Second Edition, documents past climate changes and presents physical evidence for possible causes.
- Provides scientific evidence for issues related to global climate change that is not readily available elsewhere- Offers detailed analysis of temperature measurements with the goal of helping readers to understand conflicting claims about global warming heard every day in the news media- Presents real-time data on polar ice- Presents the real-time effect of CO2 on global warming, rather than forecasts based on computer models
Part I. Climatic Perspectives
Chapter 1. Climate Perspectives
Part II. Temperature Measurements
Chapter 2. A Critical Look at Surface Temperature Records
Chapter 3. Is the NASA Surface Temperature Record an Accurate Representation?
Chapter 4. In the Climate Debate, Hear Both Sides
Chapter 5. Southeast Australian Maximum Temperature Trends, 1887-2013: An Evidence-Based Reappraisal
Part III. Extreme Weather Events
Chapter 6. Weather Extremes
Part IV. Polar Ice
Chapter 7. Evidence That Antarctica Is Cooling, Not Warming
Chapter 8. Temperature Fluctuations in Greenland and the Arctic
Part V. Carbon Dioxide
Chapter 9. Greenhouse Gases
Chapter 10. Is CO2 Mitigation Cost Effective?
Part VI. Oceans
Chapter 11. Relationship of Multidecadal Global Temperatures to Multidecadal Oceanic Oscillations
Chapter 12. Sea Level Changes as Observed in Nature
Chapter 13. Ocean "Acidification Alarmism in Perspective
Part VII. Solar Influences on Climate
Chapter 14. Cause of Global Climate Changes: Correlation of Global Temperature, Sunspots, Solar Irradiance, Cosmic Rays, and Radiocarbon and Berylium Production Rates
Chapter 15. Solar Changes and the Climate
Chapter 16. The Sun's Role in Climate
Chapter 17. The New Little Ice Age Has Started
Chapter 18. Aspects of Solar Variability and Climate Response
Chapter 19. The Notch-Delay Solar Hypothesis
Part VIII. Climate Models
Chapter 20. Correcting Problems With the Conventional Basic Calculation of Climate Sensitivity
Part IX. Climate Predictions
Chapter 21. Using Patterns of Recurring Climate Cycles to Predict Future Climate Changes
Dr. Don Easterbrook has done extensive research into the of global climate changes, global warming and cooling, as well as the cause of abrupt global climate changes at the end of the last Ice Age. He studies the relationship of 25-30 year glacial and ocean warming and cooling cycles to solar variation and global warming and cooling. Additionally, he has analyzed the correlation of Quaternary inter-hemispheric climate changes, the of radiocarbon marine reservoir values, Holocene glaciation of the Cascade Range, and the Holocene climate changes, otherwise known as The Little Ice Age. He has analyzed the tephra and lahar chronology of Mt. Baker, and has extensively used shorelines to determine isostatic uplift rates in the Puget Lowland.