Friday, 13 November 2009

Climate Change?

I will say from the start that i have not been totally convinced with the climate change argument.

There has been so much in the news the last few years saying that the world is doomed if we don't reduce the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere, and that governments are spending billions trying to tackle it.

You have certain scientists saying the computer models, that predict what is going to happen, say that in the next 50 - 100 years the world temperature will increase by around 4 or 5 degrees.

I have read that the computer models, that the scientists use, only use records from the last 15 - 20 years. Now a computer in its own right is dumb, it is only as smart as the person who programmes it. I'm sure that the data used can be interpreted in many ways.

The earth has been around for billions of years and the earth must of gone through several hundred, if not thousands, of changes in it's climate. What we are going through maybe one of those naturally occurring changes. Then again it might not be, I'm no scientist and i don't have all the data.

I do know one thing though. If you want to stop or ease the CO2 in our atmosphere,


Even the people who don't believe in climate change must agree with that.

Trees and plants drink up the CO2 and give out oxygen. So will the politicians please use some of the money they are putting into reducing climate change and buy up the land where the rain forests are so people can't cut them all down. Give the land to the indigenous people who live in the rain forests.

I'm all for stopping pollution. Have you ever been walking, in a street, when a bus drives past and you get a lungful of exhaust fumes? If you have you know what i mean.

Like i said earlier, i haven't been convinced about the argument about climate change, but i am willing to listen to all arguments for and against.

The latest article i have found on climate change is in the Telegraph. (See Link)

Take a look and see what you think.

If climate change is happening, maybe we can get a decent summer for once.

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