[Marxism] Global warming

Shane Mage shmage at pipeline.com
Sat Aug 14 13:47:24 MDT 2010

On Aug 14, 2010, at 3:31 PM, Morton Skorodin wrote:
> Several objections were raised regarding my July, 2010 report,  
> "Nuclear
> Energy causes Global Warming", particularly the ideas that the  
> effect of
> direct heat pollution would be strong enough to be an important  
> factor in
> global warming and that CO2 is a minor factor.
> "Somebody's crunched numbers. Small globally, noticeable regionally:

Nearly all energy used for human purposes is dissipated as heat within  
Earth's land–atmosphere system. Thermal energy released from non- 
renewable sources is therefore a climate forcing term. Averaged  
globally, this forcing is only +0.028 W m−2, but over the continental  
United States and western Europe, it is +0.39 and +0.68 W m−2,  
respectively... significant increases in annual-mean temperature and  
planetary boundary layer (PBL) height occur over gridcells where  
present-day AHF exceeds 3.0 W m−2. PBL expansion leads to a slight,  
but significant increase in atmospheric residence time of aerosols  
emitted from large-AHF regions. Hence, AHF may influence regional  
climate projections and contemporary chemistry-climate studies."

The contradiction is so crying--if waste heat is a significant factor  
raising global temperatures why then is the greatest warming taking  
place precisely in the region--the arctic--where waste heat plays  
virtually no role?

Shane Mage

  This cosmos did none of gods or men make, but it
  always was and is and shall be: an everlasting fire,
  kindling in measures and going out in measures."

  Herakleitos of Ephesos

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