A Complete List Of Things Caused By Climate Change. A complete list of things caused by global warming Apologies for a temporary delay in updating the dead link list Advice of any omissions (with sources) or broken links is welcome at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Failed Earth Day Predictions. This product failed too.
Via iHateTheMedia, here are a few of the predictions made on the first Earth Day. Don’t these sound like the predictions today that fail, like the 50 million climate refugees by 2010 followed by the moving of the goalposts to 2020? “We have about five more years at the outside to do something.” • Kenneth Watt, ecologist “Civilization will end within 15 or 30 years unless immediate action is taken against problems facing mankind.” • George Wald, Harvard Biologist “Population will inevitably and completely outstrip whatever small increases in food supplies we make. The big list of failed climate predictions. Reader “Sasha” responding to Jeff Alberts in comments provided a large list that I thought was worth sharing.
Submitted on 2014/04/02 at 8:37 am The question wasn’t “what do people think is caused by global warming”, but “what was predicted by scientists and activists 25 years ago that would be a result of global warming.” Big difference. OK. Friday Funny: Over a Century’s Worth of Failed Eco-Climate Quotes and Disinformation. Compiled by Tom Scott Please note that many of these quotes were taken almost verbatim from various sources, but I have made a effort to verify each before inclusion.
Polar Bears. Sea Level. Droughts. The Deplorable Climate Science Blog. During the very hot summer of 1988, NASA’s James Hansen testified before Congress and told them that there would be a big increase in the frequency of heatwaves in the US by the 1990’s. 05 Oct 1988, Page 2 – Arizona Daily Star at Newspapers.com The exact opposite has occurred, as 1988 was the last summer when a lot of daily temperature records were set or tied.
The frequency of hot days has declined sharply in the US since the 1930’s, and 1988 was the last year when more than 8% of days were over 90 degrees. National Geographic’s Warming Warning – 10 Years Later. Geoff Sherrington writes: National Geographic Magazine had a Global Warming issue in September 2004.
New instruments have given new data. By planning now, NatGeo can make a revised issue 10 years later, in September 2014. The 2014 edition should aim to correct what is now known to be wrong or questionable in the 2004 edition. We can help. Here are some quotes that need attention. 1. 2. “… researchers believe that most central and eastern Himalayan glaciers could virtually disappear by 2035.” 3. “… raising average global sea level between four and eight inches in the past hundred years.” Checking up on past forecasts about climate change, a guide to the future. Summary: While we quake in fear at the stream of apocalyptic forecasts fed us by the news media, let’s look back at two previous forecasts about rising sea levels and melting sea ice.
Perhaps we’d get better forecasts from our experts if we more often held them accountable for them. Contents. Doomsday 2030: The latest Wild Climate Claim. Guest essay by Eric Worrall Researchers at University of Queensland and Griffith University have published a study, which claims global warming will exceed the green panic threshold of 2c by 2030.
The abstract of the study; AbstractThe United Nations Conference on Climate Change (Paris 2015) reached an international agreement to keep the rise in global average temperature ‘well below 2°C’ and to ‘aim to limit the increase to 1.5°C’. These reductions will have to be made in the face of rising global energy demand. Here a thoroughly validated dynamic econometric model (Eq 1) is used to forecast global energy demand growth (International Energy Agency and BP), which is driven by an increase of the global population (UN), energy use per person and real GDP (World Bank and Maddison). Climate predictions in 1974 – Famous glaciologists predicted the world going colder from 1974 until 2010. Caption: Glaciologists gathered together in Sogn.
From left: Olav Orheim, Valter Schytt, Sweden, Randi Pytte Aswald, Willi Dangsgaard (sic), Denmark and Olav Liestøl. - click to enlarge. Seven Earth Day predictions that failed spectacularly. Never Trust The Doom-Mongers: Earth Day Predictions That Were All Wrong The Daily Caller, 22 April 2016 Andrew Follett Environmentalists truly believed and predicted that the planet was doomed during the first Earth Day in 1970, unless drastic actions were taken to save it.
Humanity never quite got around to that drastic action, but environmentalists still recall the first Earth Day fondly and hold many of the predictions in high regard. So this Earth Day, The Daily Caller News Foundation takes a look at predictions made by environmentalists around the original Earth Day in 1970 to see how they’ve held up. Climate change to wipe out coffee. Fairtrade Commissions Climate Coffee Fear Report Guest essay by Eric Worrall Fairtrade, a charity which attempts to offer an alternative to third world coffee buying cartels, to ensure vulnerable farmers receive a decent price for their crop, has produced a report which demands urgent climate action.
Oh, please: ‘Weather whiplash’ triggered by changing climate will degrade Midwest’s drinking water. From the UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS, and the “department of creative doom labels” comes this fine example of Tabloid Climatology™ that is totally busted, if you just check a little history. ‘Weather whiplash’ triggered by changing climate will degrade Midwest’s drinking water LAWRENCE — One consequence of global climate change is the likelihood of more extreme seesawing between drought and flood, a phenomenon dubbed “weather whiplash.”
Now, researchers at the University of Kansas have published findings in the journal Biogeochemistry showing weather whiplash in the American Midwest’s agricultural regions will drive the deterioration of water quality, forcing municipalities to seek costly remedies to provide safe drinking water to residents. Loecke and co-author Amy Burgin, associate professor of environmental studies, said the extreme flux between drought and rainfall changes the storage of nutrients in the agricultural landscape — nitrogen used in fertilizing farms most importantly. Climate Craziness of the Week: Climate Change turns women into hookers? Really? I guess this explains Mary Magdalene during the Roman Warm Period. Several House Democrats claim that trace amounts of carbon dioxide could push women to ‘transactional sex’ for survival Several House Democrats are calling on Congress to recognize that climate change is hurting women more than men, and could even drive poor women to “transactional sex” for survival. … Climate change could also add “workload and stresses” on female farmers, which the resolution says produce 60 to 80 percent of the food in developing countries.
Claim: Global Warming Will Cause More Child Marriages. Guest essay by Eric Worrall The ongoing effort by climate advocates to find a way to make us care about their failed cause has reached a new low, with a claim that global warming is making young vulnerable girls more likely to be forced into marriage, in barbaric cultures which sanction some forms of child abuse. Here’s How Climate Change Is SexistFirst, two facts:1.) Bangladesh has been ravaged by flooding and cyclones in recent years.2.) The UN “disappears” 50 million climate refugees, then botches the disappearing attempt. Hoo boy, government bureaucratic idiocy at its finest.
Not only is the original claim bogus, the attempts to disappear it are hilariously inept. Apparently, they’ve never heard of Google Cache at the UN. Rather than simply say “we were wrong”, they’ve now brought even more distrust onto the UN. Back on April 11th, Gavin Atkins of Asian Correspondent asked this simple question: “In Searching For A New Enemy To Unite Us, We Came Up With The Threat Of Global Warming” “The common enemy of humanity is man. Experts : Maldives To Drown in 12 Months. Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute. Potsdam PIK Climate Director Says We Will Have To Go Back To Mud Huts By 2040. Germany’s Deutsche Welle (DW) here presents a commentary by Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, the director of German ultra-alarmist Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. Professor Schellnhuber fears that the planet could warm even as much as 12°C if man does not act quickly to totally eliminate greenhouse gases. He adds that he “has all the evidence” and that climate scientists “are only trying to do a job” for us.
Hat-tip: Reader Dennis A. Environment Canada : Eight Degrees Warming By 2050. Aussie CSIRO Predicts the End of Wheat Yield Gains. Flannery sticks by 'ghost' city. Audubon Society: Climate Science or just Sticking Feathers on PIGs? Oh noes! Models say that climate change, ENSO, and beach sand heat will kill sea turtles. From the busy BEES at Drexel University, worry that beach sand temperature 40 to 50 centimeters deep will be affected by the global warming air temperature rise of 0.8C over the last century, projected to increase. Remember the panic over methane seeping out of the Arctic seabed in 2009? Never mind.
Remember this BBC story? Turns out it is another one for the Climate FAIL file. Remember when peat bogs were going to release deadly carbon? Never mind. Ooops! Another big failure of the climate models – rainfall did not increase. According to a new study in Nature, the Northern Hemisphere has experienced considerably larger variations in precipitation during the past twelve centuries than in the twentieth century. Researchers from Sweden, Germany, and Switzerland have found that climate models overestimated the increase in wet and dry extremes as temperatures increased during the twentieth century. From the Famously Failed Prediction Files: “Nobody Will Be Using Coal in 2017” German Scientists Vahrenholt and Lüning: PIK Greenland Meltdown Scenario Handily Refuted. No QA of bureau temperature data by CSIRO bushfire modellers - Jennifer Marohasy.
Climate Craziness of the Week: Another one for the list* Global Warming Makes Couples Cheat. Claim: Climate Will Increase Toxic Mercury Levels in Seawater. Nobel Prize Winners Predicted It All Along. Experts : Glacier National Park To Be Ice-Free By 2002. New CYA End of Snow Prediction. One of the longest running climate prediction blunders has disappeared from the Internet. Remembering The Thing Of The Past. Latest Climate Crisis: Slightly Less Mild Weather by 2065. Climate and Food – Evidence Free Posturing. Global Warming To Reduce Wheat Yields (According To Models!) Summer Shaping Up To Be A Disaster For Climate Experts - Principia Scientific International.
Prophets of doom in high places - Principia Scientific International. The Climate Scam Will Soon Be A Thing Of The Past. Another Doomsday Climate Prediction Gets Postponed …Effect On Gulf Stream “Smaller Than Expected” - Principia Scientific International. Climate activist James Hansen says abrupt climate shift is coming - Principia Scientific International. Florida based Veritence Corporation’s Two Major Climate Predictions Come to Pass - Principia Scientific International.
RCP 8.5 to Exterminate Antarctica’s Penguins by 2100!!! Why Antarctica will soon be the only place to live - literally. The Taste of Climate Change. Climate change 'could make steak worse' Global warming might be causing dogs to become depressed, say pet behaviourists. Goodbye World: We’ve Passed the Carbon Tipping Point For Good - Principia Scientific International.
Humans don't have 10 years left thanks to climate change. Why 'The Population Bomb' Bombed - Bloomberg View.