August 4, 2011
RUSH: This is Rasmussen: "69% say it's likely that scientists have falsified global warming research. The debate over global warming has intensified in recent weeks after a new NASA study was interpreted to reveal that global warming is not man-made. While a majority of Americans nationwide continue to acknowledge significant disagreement about global warming in the scientific community, most go even further to say that some scientists are falsifying data to support their own beliefs." I'm gonna raise my hand and I'm gonna take credit, 'cause this has been one of my pet peeve issues for as long as I've had this show. In fact, grab sound bite 19 and 20. Dr. Roy Spencer, our official climatologist, was on Lou Dobbs Tonight last night.
Dobbs said, "A new study of NASA, satellite data, blowing the theory of climate change effects right out of the atmosphere. NASA's data shows the future effects of global warming could be far less than what most computer models to this point have predicted. As I understand it, basically you talk about real data other than those possibilities encountered by computers? There is no contest between the two results. What is the effect of climate change right now? What did you discover in your study?"
SPENCER: We used ten years of the best NASA satellite data we have, and what we did was we looked at warm years versus cold years, and during warm years we found that clouds change in such a way to reduce the amount of warming -- and what's interesting is that's totally opposite of all the climate models you hear about that are forecasting global warming because those models all change clouds in such a way to amplify the warming.
RUSH: So Dobbs says, "If we take the amplification and the reduction revealed with your data research, what is the percentage of the fact of the conclusions of the impact of global change."
SPENCER: The United Nations official forecast for the next, let's say, a hundred years is a total of about three degrees C of warming; and what we're finding from the real satellite data of how the real climate system operates, that it might be more like 1 degree C of warming, and maybe even less. If that's the case then we've gone from global warming being a serious problem to global warming being... You know, some people will think it's not worth worrying about because, who knows? In other 50 to a hundred years we may not be relying that much on fossil fuels anymore anyway.
RUSH: And they're not contributing to warming. So the whole thing has been a hoax. I'm gonna stick with the word hoax. Dr. Spencer will not. He won't go that far. I've argued with him about it. I've said, "Why do you even bother responding to these stupid claims that are political?" "Well, I'm a scientist. We have to do it." So he's done it, and he's proved, with actual NASA science data from their satellites, that all these computer models are bogus -- and 69% of the American people now say it's likely scientists have been lying about their own research.
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