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Highlighted Article: A Crusade in Pursuit of a Fantasy

By:
Edward A. Reid Jr.
Posted On:
Jun 7, 2018  at  at 11:25 AM
Category
Climate Change
The Right Insight

A Crusade in Pursuit of a Fantasy

 

Executive Summary

 

The sun at the center of our solar system is the source of virtually all of the thermal energy the planets receive. Their distance from the sun determines the incident solar energy received by each of them. Their atmospheres determine the fraction of the incident solar radiation which reaches each planet’s surface; and, the fraction of the incident solar radiation which is reradiated by each planet’s surface. This energy balance determines the temperature near each planet’s surface. Our focus is on the Earth, the “water planet”.

The earth rotates around its own axis, ... Read More

A Crusade in Pursuit of a Fantasy