Now that a our genius of a President has struck a deal with the government owned auto industry (and, yes, the non-government owned) to raise the average MPG of cars to some ridiculous number (near 55 mpg) by 2025, and thereby costing YOU, THE AMERICAN TAXPAYER, a zillion more dollars to buy a car, comes this.
"Has a central tenant of global warming just collapsed?
"Climate change forecasts have for years predicted that carbon dioxide would trap heat on Earth, and increases in the gas would lead to a planetwide rise in temperatures, with devastating consequences for the environment.
"But long-term data from NASA satellites seems to contradict the predictions dramatically, according to a new study.
“There is a huge discrepancy between the data and the forecasts that is especially big over the oceans,” said Dr. Roy Spencer, a research scientist at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and U.S. science team leader for the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer -- basically a big thermometer flying on NASA’s Aqua satellite.
"The satellite observations suggest there is much more energy lost to space during and after warming than the climate models show,” he said. The planet isn't heating up, in other words."
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