Why CAGW theory is not “settled science”

In Andi Cockroft’s story yesterday Climate Science and Special Relativity he asked a prescient question: For the general public that does not have an objective scientific bent, how do you tell virtual reality from the real thing? Dr. Brown responded in comments, which was so well thought out, it benefits everyone by elevating it to full…

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Refutation of Stable Thermal Equilibrium Lapse Rates

Guest post by Robert G. Brown Duke University Physics Department The Problem In 2003 a paper was published in Energy & Environment by Hans Jelbring that asserted that a gravitationally bound, adiabatically isolated shell of ideal gas would exhibit a thermodynamically stable adiabatic lapse rate. No plausible explanation was offered for this state being thermodynamically…