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A Godless Theology May 13, 2013 11:00 AM | Tagged as Carbon Dioxide, Global Warming
WSJ May 9, 2013 p. A19: “In Defense of Carbon Dioxide” by Harrison H. Schmitt and William Happer
Schmitt, a professor of engineering at Wisconsin-Madison and former Apollo astronaut and former US Senator, along with Happer, a professor of physics at Princeton, had some interesting things to say about carbon dioxide in this article.
Carbon dioxide is an essential compound for existence of life as we know it. In spite of the dogma coming from the socialist branch of the environmental movement, carbon dioxide is needed to sustain life. Current levels in the atmosphere are about 400 ppm. Historical data shows it was much higher (3000 ppm) several million years ago and life flourished on land and in the oceans. Real scientists know more carbon dioxide would mean more efficient growth of food for our world. Commercial growers know this and increase their greenhouse concentrations to 1000 ppm to increase their yield.
Here’s some quotes from Schmitt and Happer:
“Thanks to the single-mined demonization of (CO2) this natural and essential atmospheric gas by advocates of government control of energy production, the conventional wisdom about carbon dioxide is that it is a dangerous pollutant. That’s simply not the case.”
“The cessation of observed global warming for the past decade or so has shown how exaggerated NASA’s and most other computer predictions of human-caused warming have been – and how little correlation warming has with concentrations of atmospheric carbon dioxide. …There isn’t the slightest evidence that more carbon dioxide has caused more extreme weather.”
“The incredible list of supposed horrors that increasing carbon dioxide will bring the world is pure belief disguised as science.”
Schmitt and Happer got it right. The doctrines of the socialist, big government folks are a godless theology masquerading as scientific fact.
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