On the contrary, the effect of human CO2, or other human forcing emissions, are just not evident.
Maybe you don't know enough to draw any conclusions, but people that study the environment for a living have already drawn a conclusion a long time ago. You just refuse to acknowledge it because it might cost too much money.
Read the emails. Look at the reports. Heck, read threads on this forum.
We simply don't understand how the earth arrives at a temperature. Clouds are a tremendous factor, the sun too, and the oceans absorb CO2 and heat. Go figure.
If 6 billion people drive SUVs and fly to Paris in an Airbus 380 every week, will it change things? We don't know. Are the tar sands/oil sands a major change? We don't know.
My default opinion is what my mother taught me: Leave a place as good as you found it: Fold the sheets.
Around the world, people face local environmental problems. Collectively, we face huge environmental problems.
When the UN/IPCC and so-called experts argue that "global warming/climate change/AGW/etc" have caused tremendous harm to the environment, I disagree.
IMV, we must instead help people to live better, and protect their local environment.
Edited by August1991, 22 November 2011 - 10:49 PM.