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A New Paradigm for Climate Science - CO2 is Innocent

Ned Nikolov and Karl Zeller

The Greenhouse Effect is a pressure-induced thermal enhancement (PTE) and not a radiative phenomenon driven by heat-absorbing gases as currently believed. Hence, carbon emissions cannot affect the global climate. The sensitivity of Earth’s climate to CO2 is virtually zero! Some 500 years ago, Copernicus simplified the complicated model describing planetary retrogressions by conceptually observing Earth from afar. The study by Nikolov and Zeller (2017) simplifies the understanding of the physics of climate by taking a similar broad extra-terrestrial perspective. Their findings also provide new insight as to why the IPCC-supported Global Climate Models (GCMs) based on the radiative Greenhouse concept fail to predict observed global temperature trends, hence should not be used for policy decision making.