“What will happen to the kids when they realize that, instead of warming, is cooling and that cooling is far worse for humanity?”
“When you look at the textbooks, they say that the sea level will rise … This is wrong! What are we doing? Education or brainwashing?”
9 Dec 09 – According to Professor Luiz Carlos Molion, Latin American representative in the World Meteorological Organization, post-doctorate in meteorology, and member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Berlin, reductions in carbon emissions will not affect climate.
“Carbon dioxide does not control the global climate,” says Molion. “The climate is very complex and could never be dominated by CO2.
“CO2 is due to increased temperature, says Molion. “When the temperature rises the oceans release more CO2.”
“The amount of carbon released by humans is very small, negligible in comparison with the natural flows of the oceans, soil and vegetation.” Nature launches 200 billion tons of carbon per year into the atmosphere. Man launches only six billion tons.”
“Of all the people here in Brazil, maybe I’m climatologist more senior,” says Molion.
Molion, who has been studying the climate since 1970, says that when he received his doctorate 35 years ago in the United States, the “consensus” of the time was that the world was in an Ice Age.
Based on studies of paleoclimatology (the study of climatic variations over Earth’s history), Professor Molion, who teaches at the Federal University of Alagoas, guarantees that climate change is too complex to be influenced by humans.
Carbon dioxide does not control the global climate, says Molion. This has been demonstrated by research in paleoclimatology, which seeks to reconstruct past climate based on ice cores from Vostok station in Antarctica. Vostok ice cylinders, which retrace the last 4020 years, clearly show that there have been periods when we had high temperatures and low CO2 in the atmosphere.
We had strong warming between 1925 and 1946, and yet at that time man threw into the atmosphere less than 10% of the amount of carbon that goes into the atmosphere today. So that heating, which was even higher than today’s, in fact can be explained by natural phenomena. The sun was more ‘active’ in the first half of the twentieth century. In addition, virtually no volcanic eruptions occurred during that period. Thus, the air got cleaner and entered more solar radiation, causing warming.
There was a warming between 1977 and 1999 that coincides with the warming of the tropical Pacific Ocean. The oceans are major drivers of climate, particularly the Pacific, because it covers 35% of the earth’s surface. When it warms, the climate also warms: The atmosphere, the air, is heated from below, the temperatures are higher near the surface.
Since 1999, the Pacific Ocean cools. Today, there are more than 3,200 drifting buoys and diving buoys monitoring the oceans. They dive to 2,000 meters deep, moving with the current and nine days later they rise, passing their data to the satellite. This system shows that the oceans in general are cooling over the last six, seven years. And yet, over the past 10 years the concentration of CO2 continued to rise.
There is no way to control enough carbon to have an impact on the climate, says Molion.
When we say, ‘Let’s reduce emissions’, which is to say,’ Let’s reduce the generation of electricity, ” we stop growth. Everything is based on electricity. This will affect a social and economic development of countries.
I do not mean by this that we should go around trashing the environment, there must be changes in consumption habits, but carbon emissions are not the correct path.
When you look at the textbooks for children, that say that man is destroying the ozone layer, the Earth is warming, the sea level will rise … This is wrong! What are we doing? Education or brainwashing?
In my opinion, looking at all the climatic indicators, we’ll have a cooling climate in the next twenty years.
What will happen to the kids when they realize that, instead of warming, is cooling and that cooling is far worse for humanity?
Thanks to Viv in Brazil for bringing Professor Molion to my attention.