Laws of Physics Define the Insignificant Warming of Earth by CO2

Douglas Lightfoot -- Gerald Ratzer
Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences
10,000 dots represent greenhouse gases in Earth's atmosphere. 9,500 green dots are water vapor. 348 grey dots are natural carbon dioxide. 140 yellow dots are methane, nitrous oxide, etc. 12 black dots are Man-Made CO2 which is insignificant in warming the planet - Ed Berry, atmospheric physicist..

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This study provides temperature estimates about the effect of carbon dioxide (CO2) in warming the Earth’s atmosphere. It compares the grams of water vapor per kilogram (kg) of dry air with the number of grams of CO2 per kg of dry air. This comparison is over a year for 20 representative areas of the Earth. It shows the grams of water vapor range from 0.1 to 44.0 times that of CO2. The increased heat content (enthalpy) of the atmosphere by CO2 causes a maximum temperature increase of 0.006 deg C from the Poles to the Equator. This amount is too small to measure. These quantitative results indicate that the Tropics, representing 39.8% of the Earth’s surface, contain almost three-quarters of the atmosphere’s water vapor. In contrast, the Arctic and Antarctic areas at the Poles have an estimated 0.9% of the atmosphere’s water vapor. Water vapor is the significant greenhouse gas that keeps the Earth from being a frozen planet.

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