NASA: It's Not Just the CO2

Two years ago American Thinker reported NASA’s Drew Shindell saying this:"The melting of Greenland has been accelerating so incredibly rapidly that the I.P.C.C. report will already be out of date in predicting sea level rise, which will probably be much worse than is predicted in the I.P.C.C. report."That same scientist is now blaming global warming not on CO2 but on … hold on to your deodorant … aerosols.NASA recently released a summary of a new scientific report.  Here are some excerpts from that summary:Though greenhouse gases are invariably at the center of discussions about global climate change, new NASA research suggests that much of the atmospheric warming observed in the Arctic since 1976 may be due to changes in tiny airborne particles called aerosols.Emitted by natural and human sources, aerosols can directly influence climate by reflecting or absorbing the sun's radiation. The small particles also affect climate indirectly by seeding...(Read Full Post)