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The First Shot Fired

Last week was a fantastic week for the Fredericksburg Tea Party.  The leaders and activists pulled together to save the sabotaged Texas State Republican Party Convention in Gillespie County and in Houston.  You all know that the Houston Mayor, Sylvester Turner, waited...

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Climate Change, Chapter 12

Chapter 12 – Climate Change Is the Only Thing Constant By Michael Belsick Final Instalment Let’s look back at what we have learned from each chapter and summarize: We learned that the Left’s claim that 97% of all climate scientist believe in climate change due to...

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Climate Change, Chapter 11

Chapter 11 – Available Sources of US Energy By Michael Belsick   Figure 39 and Figure 40 show the current sources of energy used to generate electricity in the US and their percentage of use. What do these figures tell us? Fossil fuels were used to generate 63.6%...

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Climate Change, Chapter 10

Chapter 10 – The Politics of Anthropogenic Climate Change By Michael Belsick Greta Thumberg, other man-made climate change activists, Democratic politicians, and all Liberal Media “talking heads” tell us that man-made climate change is real and the effects will be...

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Climate Change, Chapter 9

Chapter 9 – Computer Model Predictions By Michael Belsick Everything previously mentioned leads us to a discussion on computers, computer programming, and using computers to make climate predictions.  To start, I must begin the discussion by saying that many people...

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Climate Change, Chapter 8

Chapter 8 – Summary of the Variables Capable of Changing Earth’s Temperature By Michael Belsick Just as a pre-summary, I thought that it would be prudent to summarize all the variables discussed so far that can affect the weather or climate. We learned that the sun is...

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Climate Change, Chapter 7

Chapter 7 – The Difference Between “Weather” and “Climate” By Michael Belsick   Weather is the normal pattern of hot/cold, wet/dry, and calm/windy that we are used to experiencing during the year and seasons.  If it happens to be 1 degree warmer than what you...

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Climate Change, Chapter 6b

Chapter 6b – The Earth’s Heating and Ventilation System By Michael Belsick   Clouds Two of the most important and least understood elements in climate studies are the effects of clouds and aerosols.  (Aerosols are minute solid and liquid matter such as smoke particles...

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Climate Change, Chapter 6a

Chapter 6a – The Earth’s Heating and Ventilation System by Michael Belsick Just like in homes and businesses, the Earth has its own heating and ventilation system working automatically to heat or cool the Earth.  The main differences are that the Earth’s system is an...

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Climate Change, Chapter 5

Chapter 5 – The Earth’s Energy Budget by Michael Belsick As noted in chapter 3, science indicates that the TSI (Total Solar Irradiance) of 340 W/m2 (watts per square meter) is the average level of solar radiation (sun’s energy) reaching the top surface of the Earth’s...

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Clamate Change, Chapter 4

Chapter 4 – The “Relativity” of Time and Temperature By Michael Belsick This chapter about time may seem irrelevant to a discussion about climate change.  I have included it because it may provide a better comprehension of time with respect to the Earth’s climate over...

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Climate Change. Chapter 3

Chapter 3 – The Sun is the Source of All Heat for the Earth By Michael Belsick If we do not count periods when the Earth’s molten rock escapes to the surface with volcanoes, the sun is our only source of heat for us on the Earth’s surface.  The question to be...

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Climate Change, Chapter 2

Chapter 2 – Carbon Dioxide Is Not a Pollutant By Mike Belsick While it is true that increasing industrialization is generating more carbon dioxide over pre-industrial ambient levels, the increase is a very modest percentage.  Keep in mind that the industrialized...

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Climate Change, Chapter 1

By Mike Belsick Chapter 1 – 97% Agreement ???? To lead off my climate change discussion, I would like to address the claim from the Left that 97% of all climate scientists believe in anthropogenic climate change.  Let me ask you a simple question.  When, in your...

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Introduction to Climate Change Article

Climate Change Articles By: Mike Belsick Introduction The Democratic Left is pushing the notion that made-made (anthropogenic) carbon dioxide (CO2) from the burning of fossil fuels is heating the climate to the detriment of all life on Earth.  This notion started...

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