This should be the final nail in the coffin of the imaginary "radiative forcing" concept so loved by climate alarmists and skeptics alike. Just like the legendary phlogiston, academia has elaborate formulae for it yet it has never been proven to exist. That it can't exist is eloquently illustrated below.
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Alan Siddons, a radiochemist, has forwarded a new essay explaining with simple examples why conventional greenhouse gas theory violates the conservation of energy demanded by the 1st law of thermodynamics. He writes, "Here’s another essay that deals with the silly heating-via-reradiation hypothesis, my critics be damned. It repeats the same point: If a body can heat itself by absorbing its own radiation, and thereby emit more radiation, then it is necessarily emitting more radiation than it’s receiving."
"One is disturbed each day by verifiably untrue statements touted as incontrovertible facts about hot-button issues." -- Richard S. Lindzen
"CO2 absorbs in the infrared and reradiates heat downward, thus heating the earth." -- Richard S. Lindzen
Okay then, let's examine that particular "incontrovertible fact." You know how a solar oven works.
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