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NASA Launches Carbon-Monitoring Satellite
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  • ShadrachSmith

    If we are talking about spending trillions on reducing atmospheric CO2, we may as well get some CO2 measurements.

  • Fat_Man

    Now they start taking measurements? I thought the science was settled and that we didn’t need anymore research..

  • Anthony Thomas

    You say We know that carbon dioxide traps the sun’s heat, like the glass in a greenhouse, and in so doing warms the earth.

    The problem is that we actually don`t actually know that – more specifically, any effect of CO2 is certainly NOT like the effect of glass in a greenhouse. No scientist says that. Moreover, there is no scientific proof that CO2 meaningfully warms the earth, and most certainly no evidence at all that it will cause catastrophic global warming. If such a proof existed, it would have been written down for all to see (as Dr Moore says). Could I suggest that you do some technical reading in the field, and bring the writer up to date.

    Tony.

  • Rick Johnson

    Why should we be taking steps to reduce ‘carbon’ emissions, when it is ‘carbon dioxide’ that the Greens are claiming is causing ‘global warming’.

    And why should we reduce carbon dioxide emissions when the evidence suggest that it has very little impact on global temperatures. There has been a significant increase in CO2 emissions over the past two decades, but virtually no increase in global temperatures. We all know that correlation is not causation, but now the Greens want us to accept causation where there is no correlation.

    Why do you continue to give any credence to the Greens discredited position on human induced climate change?

  • Corlyss

    Maybe now Doofus’ll give back the enemy-tracking satellite he forced the DoD to turn over to monitoring global warming.

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