Latest Anti AGW Myth Circulating the Wingnutosphere Debunked by Potholer54
Since this has been on Right Wing News and other wingnut sites used by Rush Limbaugh as show prep I expect that he’s either already featured this or will repeat the myth sometime soon.
Evaporation and transpiration add to cooling as a feedback, so climate denialists grasp a it to say that Global warming is no big deal…
Potholer does an excellent job in this video of going to the actual source papers; reading them to see what the authors actually said; and contrasting that with the foolish claims of the kook sites.
Last week a paper by researchers at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies led to sensational headlines that the Earth will only warm by as much as 1.64 degrees centigrade — in a couple of centuries. Sound too good to be true? Of course it does.
I’ve put this video together faster than I normally would because the myth has already gone viral. But it’s so easy to spot the flaws you have to wonder why people who call themselves “skeptics” aren’t skeptical enough to check even the most basic facts.