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Climate Misinformer: Joe Bastardi

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Climate Myth What the Science Says
"I want to know why the Chinese studies come up with no hockey stick"
9 March 2012 (Source)
Recent studies agree that recent global temperatures are unprecedented in the last 1000 years.
"the entire globe has cooled quite a bit"
9 March 2012 (Source)
The last decade 2000-2009 was the hottest on record.
"CO2 cannot cause global warming. I'll tell you why. It doesn't mix well with the atmosphere, for one. For two, its specific gravity is 1 1/2 times that of the rest of the atmosphere. It heats and cools much quicker. Its radiative processes are much different. So it cannot -- it literally cannot cause global warming."
9 March 2012 (Source)
The greenhouse effect is standard physics and confirmed by observations.
"NASA satellites suggest that the heat the models say is trapped, is really escaping to space, that the ‘sensitivity’ of the atmosphere to CO2 is low and the model assumed positive feedbacks of water vapor and clouds are really negative."
12 August 2011 (Source)
Spencer's model is too simple, excluding important factors like ocean dynamics and treats cloud feedbacks as forcings.
"Do you realize how small that is for a trace gas necessary for life on the planet? it is almost incomprehensible that this has taken off the way it has, the whole argument, it contradicts what we call the first law of thermodynamics: energy can neither be created or destroyed. So to look for input of energy into the atmosphere, you have to come from a foreign source and it is already out there."
10 August 2011 (Source)
Many substances are dangerous even in trace amounts; what really matters is the total amount of CO2 in the atmosphere.
"When you look at carbon dioxide, it increases 1.5 parts per million each year. We contribute 3 percent of that, which means means that the human contribution is one part per 20 billion."
6 August 2011 (Source)
The natural cycle adds and removes CO2 to keep a balance; humans add extra CO2 without removing any.

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