You won't believe the article that Anthony Watts has on his blog. It's worse than hilarious. Here are some gems from some ardent denier called Jean-Pierre Bardinet, who can't keep his story straight (archived here)
The trace-gases cannot “heat the surface“, according to the second principle of thermodynamics which prohibits heat transfer from a cooler body to a warmer body.Not just a greenhouse effect denier, he's a physics-denying sky dragon slayer ha ha. But he doesn't know if he's coming or going:
The absorption of the radiation from the surface by the CO2 of the air is nearly saturated.
He can't do arithmetic: 403-280=123/403 x 100 = 30.5% but he thinks it's:
The amount of CO2 of the air from anthropic emissions is today no more than 6% of the total CO2 in the air
And he hasn't looked at a surface temperature chart in nearly twenty years:
The Mean Global Temperature has been stable since 1997
He reads charts upside down:
The measurements from the 3000 oceanic ARGO buoys since 2003 may suggest a slight decrease of the oceanic heat content between the surface and a depth 700 m with very significant regional differences.
He thinks Planet Earth is pure gas!!
The Stefan Boltzmann formula does not apply to gases, as they are neither black bodies, nor grey bodies: why does the IPCC community use it for gases ?
It's a conspiracy!
Last but not least the IPCC is neither a scientific organization nor an independent organization: the summary for policy makers, the only part of the report read by international organizations, politicians and media is written under the very close supervision of the representative of the countries and of the non-governmental pressure groups.The governing body of the IPCC is made of a minority of scientists almost all of them promoters of the environmentalist ideology, and a majority of state representatives and of non-governmental green organizations.
Oh, there's plenty more where those came from. Those were in the top 10 cm of an article about a metre long! I didn't read the rest. That was more than enough. If you want to select more bits of pure idiocy, feel free to add them to the comments. (If you must read the article, please, please, please put on your handy head vice first. I don't want feel responsible for brains spattered all over.)
From the WUWT commentsI only read one, it was all that was worth reading, I'm sure. I expect David Riser was wearing head gear because he survived the experience long enough to write this comment.
May 12, 2015 at 3:22 am
Wow, that’s all I am going to say!
Which about covers it :)