A steel structure known as "Earth’s Black Box" will soon record rising temperature trends as well as other information related to climate
change from a remote Australian island.
The "black box," similar to one on a plane, will document events that
can contribute to climate change like pollution and actions by politicians.
The company’s website says its purpose is to give an "unbiased account
of the events that led to the demise of the planet, hold accountability
for future generations, and inspire urgent action."
(I do not think that word means what THEY think it means)
For sake of record, I shall UNDERMINE the argument that CO2 created by
human activity is causing ANY kind of climate change.
a) a greenhouse gas does its "warming" thing by absorbing IR radiation
(black body radiation) emitted by the earth at night as it cools,
thereby preventing it from going into outer space.
b) CO2 is a LOUSY greenhouse gas. For temperatures between about -50F
and 140F, the infrared absorption spectrum is PRACTICALLY INVISIBLE to
the IR frequencies associated with those temperatures.
c) WATER, on the other hand, absorbs a LOT of IR radiation in that band,
i.e. for temperatures normally found on Earth.
d) CO2 is only about 0.04% of the atmosphere and IS IN EQUILIBRIUM.
d.1) rain depletes CO2 from the atmosphere, and increased CO2 tends to
CAUSE RAIN (how do you seed clouds? one way is DRY ICE)
d.2) plants deplete CO2 from the atmosphere, and INCREASING CO2
INCREASES PLANT GROWTH
d.3) If humans make MORE CO2, you will get MORE RAIN and MORE PLANTS
which will re-establish a slightly higher concentration of CO2 but not
so high as to make any REAL difference in ANYTHING.
e) WATER, the OTHER greenhouse gas, can be more than 1% of the
atmosphere in places, and as a result, has (by my estimation) at least
100 times the effect that atmospheric CO2 has. However, only a MORON
would try to control WATER VAPOR "emitted" as "pollution" on a FLOODED