The Truth about Global Warming

Over the past half century our world has become more modernized than we ever thought possible. We have innovative things to make our lives quicker and more efficient including DVDs, the IPod, and the Internet. This technology has become integrated into our society and even in a way part of our lives. It has also led to increased manufacturing and production and in turn increased the CO2 output by man kind. However, is this increase substantial enough to cause a change in the Earth’s climate? Scientists have been debating this for years and have yet to come up with an answer to this question even with overwhelming evidence supporting the idea that humans are not the cause of global warming. There is too much evidence to deny that the Earth’s warming is due to a natural change in the Earth’s climate, not mankind. Past and future fluctuations in the Earth’s climate, the sun, and the energy it emits, and North and South Pole activities all prove that man made global warming is a myth that has gotten out of hand. The newspapers and television have helped push this man made global warming into what it is today.

Throughout history the Earth goes through climate stages – both warming and cooling. During the Holocene, there have been about seven major warming and cooling trends, some lasting as long as 3000 years, others as short as 650. They have been able to see this through the layers in the ice. Recently Russian scientist drilled 3.5 km of ice to acquire a specimen with information about the last 400,000 years, before mankind was emitting harmful CO2 gasses. They found that during the last 400,000 years the earth has scene four two-phase climate cycles; a gradual warming followed by a quick cooling. This proves through scientific study that the earth undergoes climate stages and that the globe is in reality experiencing a gradual warming but it is not caused by man. You can also see these climate changes through the rings in trees. Tree growth is slowed during cold times and is greater during warmth. By looking a specimens of trees scientist can see the different periods of warming and cooling. According to some the Earth is going to continue to warm as long as we as humans continue to abuse the planet we live on. This couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, the warming is in fact soon to be replaced by the second stage of the climate stages. Both satellite and ground based temperature readings have show a decrease in temperature in the last few years. These readings contradict the idea of man-made global warming, by bringing the climate cycle to attention. Scientist have started to predict that by 2012 a fairly cold spell will set in and a real cold will come will come in 2041. This could be the ice age that we are overdue to have.

This is caused by solar activity; warm periods of temperature when it is at its peak and cold at the minimum. Scientist know about two 11 and 200 year solar activity cycles that are caused by changes in the radius and irradiating solar surface. These cycles are in direct correlation with the Earth’s temperature, proving the idea that the Earth heats in stages and man is not causing it. Looking at changes in the energy the sun outputs you can effectively see the relationship between it and the climate of the Earth. When the sun’s magnetism is strong the sun’s output is higher and the Earth is warmer. The sun’s output has a direct connection with the Earth’s climate. The ups and downs of temperature match almost exactly the ups and downs and changes in magnetism. For example, in the 1000-1300, the middle ages with no greenhouse gases, there was a period of warming where the sun was more active magnetically and brighter energetically than today followed by a period of time with low sun activity therefore lower temperatures.

Another good indicator that the Earth is done warming and is soon to be in the second stage of its cycle is the behavior of the poles. Observations in Antarctica show that the temperature is not rising, in fact, some say it is even falling therefore the Antarctic Ice, the biggest freshwater supply on Earth and the main reason for the rise of the ocean level is not likely to be melting. At the beginning of the 21st century the trend of warming reversed and now observers in Antarctica have found that the average temperature has dropped. The Glaciers there are not melting quickly or retreating; however, in many places they are advancing especially in the cooler, eastern part of Antarctica. The ice isn’t melting it is growing which indicates that the temperatures are indeed going down. We have no reason to panic about allegations that ice in the Arctic Ocean is thawing rapidly and will soon vanish altogether scientist say the Arctic and Antarctic shields are growing.

Many scientists agree that man-made global warming is a myth, not all but more scientist then before. Over 400 prominent scientists from more that two dozen countries recently voiced significant objections to the so-called “consensus” on man-made global warming” and “numerous colleges shared their views, but they will not speak out publicly for fear of retribution.” There is an abundant amount of evidence saying the Earth is getting colder after a long period of warming. More and more people and scientists are becoming skeptics of the myth man-made global warming every year and this trend will most likely continue to as long as the Earth continues to cool.