Facts about Zika virus and Microcephaly. Is there a cause and effect link or merely a correlation of unrelated events? Here is the story and the facts so far. In October 2015 an increase in microcephaly was reported in Brazil. A Brazilian doctor, Adriana Melo, at IPESQ, a research institute in Campina Grande, was the… Continue reading Facts about Zika virus and Microcephaly
Is changing Brazil's abortion laws the real purpose for the claims of a Zika and microcephaly link? See previous post The Truth About Zika Virus and Microcephaly for summary of the analysis showing failure to establish a cause and effect link between Zika & Microcephaly, and a broadening of the definition of Microcephaly. WHO, other agencies and activists have… Continue reading Zika and Microcephaly scam used to push Brazil abortion law change
Claim 10: World governments must take drastic action now to prevent further warming and catastrophic consequences. Truth: The jury is still out as to whether warming is a good thing or a bad thing. More people die from cold weather-related events than from heat. Warming periods in the past such as the Medieval Warm Period… Continue reading AGW Claims vs. Truth – Claim 10: World governments must take drastic action now to prevent catastrophic consequences.
Bring back DDT – Save Africa and other impoverished areas Over 80% of infectious diseases are caused by insects and other arthropods. DDT is desperately needed in impoverished countries where insect borne diseases kill and sicken millions every year, cutting lifespans and productivity. Africa, India and South-Central Americas are most affected. This unpardonable crime amounts… Continue reading Bring back DDT – Save Africa and other impoverished areas
Claim 4. Manmade CO2 levels have been rising rapidly due to increased industrialization and populations since the 1950s. Truth: CO2 levels have been steadily rising along with warming since the Little Ice Age. Recent increases in industrialization and population appear to have contributed to the increase in atmospheric CO2 since the 1950s when fossil fuel… Continue reading AGW Claims vs. Truth – 4. Increased Fossil Fuel use and CO2 level
Claim 3. Carbon dioxide is important because it has a forcing effect on other factors such as water vapor which magnify warming effects. Truth: Since the atmospheric absorption of CO2 is already near saturation, (see previous post), very little additional heating can take place due to increased CO2. Contrary to AGW advocates, increased water vapor from warming doesn’t stay as… Continue reading AGW Claims vs. Truth -3. Water Vapor Magnifies Warming from Carbon Dioxide
Part 2 of answers to AGW Claim 1. "Global warming and/or climate change are established facts." See "Anthropogenic Global Warming vs. Truth - Part 1" blog post for Part 1. Quote: “Since 1895, the media has alternated between global cooling and warming scares during four separate and sometimes overlapping time periods. From 1895 until the 1930’s the media… Continue reading AGW Claims vs Truth – 1b timeline of climate alarms