THE HOCKEY SCHTICK
Sept 16, 2010

Dr. Ir. Noor van Andel, former head of research at Akzo Nobel, recently presented a talk at the Dutch Meteorological Institute KNMI, concluding there is

* No observational evidence for influence of CO2 on past or present climate

* Rising Outgoing Long-wave radiation with more than 3.7 W/m^2 per oC SST cannot be the effect of rising CO2 or of the increase of other “greenhouse” gases. Rising OLR/SST with 8.6 W/m^2K means that the atmosphere has become more transparent to IR radiation in the past 60 years. The “greenhouse effect” has become less.

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* Solar constant and the properties of water determine our climate

* Rising surface temperature is tightly controlled by increasing wet convection and concomitant upper tropospheric drying

* Strong observational correlation of solar magnetic activity with climate temperatures, presumably via cloud condensation nucleation and albedo [the cosmic ray theory of Svensmark et al]

A few slides from the highly recommended presentation:

Scientist: There is no observational evidence for influence of CO2 on present or past climate Fullscreen+capture+9142010+104234+AM
Scientist: There is no observational evidence for influence of CO2 on present or past climate Fullscreen+capture+9142010+104331+AM

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Scientist: There is no observational evidence for influence of CO2 on present or past climate Fullscreen+capture+9142010+104401+AM
Scientist: There is no observational evidence for influence of CO2 on present or past climate Fullscreen+capture+9142010+104425+AM

h/t via climategate.nl


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