Carbon dioxide is not the cause of global warming

Kulshreshtha, Anand
March 2008
Chemical Business;Mar2008, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p32
Trade Publication
Carbon dioxide gas (CO2) is not the principal cause of global warming (GW), because it has been around ever since the beginning of life on earth. In no way it is a threat to planet earth. On the other hand, CO2 essential to survival of plants, trees, crops and all the greenery & granary, herbs, fodder required for animal grazing, and so on. It is responsible for our respiration, and has many uses, for instance, the generation of electricity (our 2nd lifeline), lasers, electric bulbs, fire retardant, prolonged preservation of flowers, fruits, foods, etc. It should be made clear that pollution by CO2 and GW are different : the former is local while the later is global For instance, Taj Mahal is tarnished by pollution from surrounding industries. Automobile exhausts cause pollution due to traffic jams over city roads, which can be reduced by detour or by deconjesting. City can be upgraded by construction of gardens, parks, roads, flyovers and underground transport. Motorized transport is essential for the economic growth, industrial CO2 emissions also cause pollution, because they fulfil demands for goods. CO2 not the principal constituent of greenhouse gases (GHG), a place which goes to water vapour. Neither it is the most destructive of shield made by "ozone layer" in the upper atmosphere. That job is done by ultra-powerful chlorofluorocarbons. U.S.A. and Australia did not sign the Kyoto Pratocol, trying to ban industrial CO2 emissions, in view of above reports. If you look at the history of Earth afresh from times immemorial, it has seen extinction of old wild life [e.g., dinosaurs, mammoths, etc,] as well as evolution, of new life forms. By developing new technologies, such as, genetic modification, cloning artificial organs, nanotech, space and robotics, human extinction will hasten, mainly because of in-built tendency to wage wars. Likewise predictions and control of climate can never be possible, if scientists are successful in control of climate, they will have a war weapon mightier than nuclear weapons by simultaneously annihilating inhabitants of many countries or continents. Fortunately, they are unable to do so today despite the availability of supercomputers and satellite technology to them. Scientists are entering the arena trying to become God, but they are not able to see him or his purpose. Knowing God through science is similar to eight blind men's attempt to describe an elephant. This paper reviews the data available to substantiate some of the above facts and set right the myths that may have been created in the people's mind.


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