The facts and the figures of the first two columns, are taken from an article called “Brrrrr! It must be …. Global Warming!” by Jack Kinsella April 2008 (in Apostasy Alert). The remainder from a James Melton article on global warming.
It was reported that … On January 4th 2007, the BBC reported that 2007 would become the “warmest year on record”. Citing experts in the British government’s Meteorological Office, the story announced that “the world is likely to experience the warmest year on record in 2007”, surpassing the all-time high reached in 1998.
Instead, 2007 was no warmer than 2006, which was no warmer than 2005 … or any other year going back to the turn of the last century. Indeed, the warmest year on record remains 1998.
What does this mean? It means that there is no evidence of “global warming” for almost a decade. Atmospheric carbon dioxide – the identified culprit responsible for global warming (according to Al Gore), has risen four percent since 1998 – but the temperature didn’t go up correspondingly!
Is the scientific debate over or has it just been suppressed? Now, this is a fact. Despite Al Gore’s oft-repeated contention that the “debate in the scientific community is over” – it isn’t. The scientific debate over global warming has just been suppressed. The simple truth is this – there is no scientific consensus on global warming. Last December, more than one hundred scientists signed a strongly worded open letter in which they said that climate change is a well-known natural phenomenon!
Coldest on record Last Winter was among the coldest on record in South America. In Buenos Aires, it snowed for the first time in 89 years. Chile’s Winter was the worst in 50 years and was blamed for at least $200 million in crop losses. In Australia, June 2007 was the coldest on record. Snowfall in New Hampshire in December 2007, broke a record that has stood since 1876. The Canadians experienced their coldest Winter in fifteen years.
Snow at global warming concert A global warming concert in Johannesburg, South Africa, brought on the first snowfall there in 28 years.
The world entering a ‘cold snap’ Oleg Sorokhtin, a senior scientist with Russia’s Academy of Natural Sciences, says that the world is entering into another cold snap, similar to that experienced between 1940 and 1975. (Which followed a warming period from 1900 – 1940, which broke a four hundred year old cold cycle, which had broken a four hundred year cycle of warming).
The coming Ice Age in 1975 I recall the breathless 1975 warnings of a coming Ice Age with the same clarity that I recall the first breathless warnings of global warming in the late 1980’s. Since losing the 2000 US election, Al Gore turned it into a personal crusade. And now we’re pretty much convinced that global warming is real, it’s started getting colder again.
FACT: SCIENTISTS DO NOT AGREE THAT GLOBAL WARMING IS CAUSED BY MAN.
Many people swallow the lie of global warming because so called scientists are pushing it. These scientists run the risk of losing their funding and their careers if they bring forth any opposing views. Many good and honest scientists reject the notion that man causes global warming. For instance:
Dr Richard S. Lindzen, Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at MIT says,
“Future generations will wonder in bemused amazement that the early 21st Century developed world went into hysterical panic over a globally average temperature increase of a few tenths of a degree.”
Professor Bob Carter, Marine Geophysical Laboratory at James Cook University, Australia says that “Gore’s circumstantial arguments are so weak that they are pathetic. It is simply incredible that they, and his film, are commanding public attention.”
Princeton physicist, Freeman Dyson says that computer models are an unreliable means for predicting climate change …”They are not yet adequate tools for predicting climate.”
Dr Fred Singer, distinguished research professor at George Mason University and author and editor of several books addressing climate change says that climate changes of the past have never led to catastrophes. He says “The Medieval and Roman warmings, with their intervening cold periods, present a huge problem for the advocates of man-made global warming.”
Senator James Inhofe, though not a scientist, is Chairman of the Committee on Environment and Public Works. After much study of the global warming issue, went on record and said that the present global warming movement is “The greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people.”
FACT: GLOBAL TEMPERATURES APPEAR TO BE RISING LIKE NEVER BEFORE.
Temperature readings are based on unreliable ground station readings and not satellite, balloon or mountain-top readings which show no significant increases. Why? 1. The ground stations are not evenly distributed across the globe. 2. The Soviet Union closed many of their stations in Siberia. Now if temperatures aren’t monitored in colder regions, then of course the global average reading will rise. 3. Most stations are located in or near urban and industrial areas which show higher readings than most of the rural planet.
FACT: TEMPERATURE CHARTS ARE SELECTIVELY DOCTORED
Temperature charts are conveniently and misleadingly drawn up with the Medieval Warm and early 20th century Warm Period missing.
FACT: CARBON DIOXIDE IS A NECESSARY PART OF NATURE, NOT A POLLUTANT, AND THERE IS NO EVIDENCE THAT IT CAUSES TEMPERATURE TO RISE
Scientific Studies show that temperature increases occur before carbon dioxide increases and not the other way around.
FACT: THERE IS NO SCIENTIFIC DATA THAT PROVES GLOBAL WARMING IS CAUSING ANY SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN SEVERE WEATHER TODAY.
William Gray of Colorado State University, is one of the world’s foremost hurricane experts. He said in 2003 that “Some individuals will interpret the recent upswing in hurricane activity during 1995 and 1996 and (my expected higher-than-normal hurricane activity in the next several years) as evidence of climate changes due to man-made greenhouse gases. There is no reasonable way that such interpretations can be accepted.”
“Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Behold, evil shall go forth from nation to nation, and a great whirlwind shall be raised up from the coasts of the earth.” (Jeremiah 25:32)
“Behold, a whirlwind of the LORD is gone forth in fury, even a grievous whirlwind: it shall fall grievously upon the head of the wicked.”
“Behold, the whirlwind of the LORD goeth forth with fury, a continuing whirlwind: it shall fall with pain upon the head of the wicked.” (Jeremiah 30:23)
God causes hurricanes – not man!
FACT: GLACIERS HAVE BEEN ADVANCING AND RECEDING FOR THOUSANDS OF YEARS. This is normal. Scientists know of over 30 different periods of glaciers growing and then retreating, and none of these has led to a global catastrophe.
FACT: MELTING POLAR ICE CAPS WILL LOWER SEA LEVELS
If ice occupies 10% more volume than water, then floating melting ice caps will actually lower sea levels.
Gore predicts that Manhattan could end up 20 feet under water. The website www.co2science.org states that “At the current sea- level-equivalent ice loss rate of .05 millimeters/year, it would take a thousand years to raise global sea level by just 5cm, and 20,000 years to raise one meter.”
NOW WHAT DOES SCRIPTURE HAVE TO SAY ABOUT THIS? “And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring; Men's hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth: for the powers of heaven shall be shaken. (Luke 21:25-26)
In addition, Jesus says “And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.
For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places. (Matthew 24:6-7)
The fear is global. It isn’t hard to notice from the above scripture, that this fear is global. Nations are in distress and perplexity over these things that are coming upon the earth. There is a fear of the changes that are about to happen. While many changes will occur with the climate in the end times, men’s perceptions will cause them great fear.
Climate is controlled by God himself Scripture also says that climate is controlled and regulated by God himself. He has promised in Genesis 8:22 “While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.”
Let not your heart be troubled. Global warming is nothing more than a natural occurrence that comes and goes with time. It has never been catastrophic and never will be till God gives the order and not man (2 Peter 3:10). Yes, it is coming, but not the way man thinks it is.
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