Japanese Expert Trashes Government ‘Back of an Envelope’ Climate Models
Written by John O'Sullivan
Japanese climate researcher who identified evidence that extreme weather in Japan is linked to solar activity and global cooling produces a new study showing that government computer models rely on a faulty back-of-the envelope calculation from a 1976 science paper.
Japanese chemical science modeler, Kyoji Kimoto, told fellow climate researchers at Principia Scientific International that: “I can help end the man-made global warming issue with facts and theory since I have studied most of the leading papers in this field.”
Climate science has long been bogged down in a hot debate over the effects of clouds on earth’s climate. Most agree that variations in cloudiness and cloud type cause several contradicting effects on climate conditions.
With such confusion, Kyoji Kimoto has identified that government climate researchers have fed code into their computer models that is little more than guesswork from a 1976 paper that attempted to gauge the impacts of cloud on climate (Cess). Alarmists have claimed that clouds and the water cycle strongly enhance the so-called radiative greenhouse gas effect(Schneider, 1972; Cess, 1976). Most skeptics disagree and say clouds are benign and moderate both high and low temperatures.
Kimoto has crunched the disputed numbers used by Cess et al whereby Climate sensitivity (CS) is expressed as follows:
CS=Planck response (zero-feedback CS) x feedbacks (water vapor FB, ice albedo FB, cloud FB, lapse rate FB).
By so doing he has exposed a failure to see any predicted Planck response of 1.2 degrees in the man-made global warming theory promoted worldwide for thirty years by western governments and the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ( IPCC).
Earth’s atmospheric and environmental conditions are constantly changing and interacting. These conditions cause daily local variations of weather, such as cloudiness and rainfall, which may vary on a wide range of time and areal scales
Kimoto, originally an an organic chemist has 5-year’s experience of computer simulation of chemical processes obtaining a Master’s Degree in organic synthesis. He provides a youtube video from another scientist (Randall) confirming Kimoto’s assessment. It may be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjE4GDC7afQ
Kimoto’s study is excerpted below:
1. Failure of the 1DRCM study by Manabe (1967)
Manabe (1967) is failed when a parameter sensitivity analysis of the lapse rate for 2xCO2 is performed as shown by Fig.1, which is a standard procedure to check the validity of obtained results in scientific study. Hansen’s 1DRCM study is fudged due to large dependence of obtained results on the lapse rate used in an interview with Spencer Weart held on 23 October, 2000 at NASA here. www.aip.org/history-programs/niels-bohr-library/oral-histories/24309-1
2. Mathematical error in the Planck response calculation by Cess (1976, 1989) Cess (1976, 1989) obtained the Planck feedback parameter 0 of -3.3(W/m2)/K utilizing eqn (1), giving the Planck response of 1.2K with the radiative forcing RF of 4W/m2 at the tropopause for 2xCO2 as follows:
Cess, R.D., An appraisal of atmospheric feedback mechanisms employing zonal climatology, J. Atmospheric Sciences, 1976, 33, 1831-1843.
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Hansen, J., Johnson, D., Lacis, A., Lebedeff, S., Lee, P., Rind, D. and Russell, G., Climate impact of increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide, Science 1981, 213, 957-966. Held, I.M. and Soden, B.J., Water vapor feedback and global warming, Annu. Rev. Energy Environ., 2000, 25, 441-475.
Manabe, S. and Wetherald, R.T., Thermal equilibrium of the atmosphere with a given distribution of relative humidity, J. Atmospheric Sciences, 1967, 24, 241-259.
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