Canadian Climate Guy is a personal Blog related to climate science, climate news as well as related subjects and viewpoints.
My name is Frank Pizzacalla, and I am the author of this Blog.
The science on climate is anything but settled, even though the proponents of Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW) say otherwise, and the Main Stream Media reporting to the contrary.
After years of personal research and exploration into the subject of Manmade (anthropogenic) Global Warming, or what is now referred to as “Climate Change”, it became very obvious to me that the science of climate change was very unsettled and that our understanding of such a complex and chaotic system as the planets climate is still very much in its infancy.
So that you better understand the Author of this Blog.
I did, at one time, believe the theory that we were adversely affecting our planet’s atmosphere. I kept hearing the phrase “carbon pollution” and that “runaway greenhouse gasses” would warm our world beyond a livable condition for humans. These were extraordinary claims that raised serious concerns with me… they caught my attention!
It was at this point that I turned my focus to the subject of Climate Change, or as it was referred to at the time, Global Warming. This quickly led to the study of Atmospheric Science, Paleoclimate, Solar Science, ocean currents and a variety of other science fields related to climate. I began to learn a great deal of information, and the more I learned the more skeptical I became of the claims being made. I didn’t realize it at the time, but I was slowly and steadily becoming a “climate change skeptic”, long before I’d even heard the term.
My interest was really peaked when I discovered that the “carbon pollution” they were referring to was in fact CO2 and not particulate air pollutants. CO2, a harmless trace gas that is sopped up by plant life, soil, and the oceans. A gas that is absolutely vital to all life on this planet. This was the carbon pollution they were talking about and vilifying.
Eventually, I hit a turning point where I could no longer keep quiet about what I was learning, and that these extraordinary claims that were being made by climate scientists appeared to be nothing more than just that, extraordinary claims without any clear science to base the claims on. In other words, they were making alarmist statements to the Main Stream Media and the public without any clear data to substantiate the theory of Manmade Global Warming. A much different picture of the subject began to emerge, a much clearer picture, and I ultimately arrived at what I understand to be the truth. That the Climate Change issue is being used to manipulate world economies, control energy and make some very underhanded folks a whole lot of money with Carbon Trading and Cap and Trade schemes. It was nothing at all to do with the climate of our planet or saving it for future generation.
Although I do not support the theory of Manmade Global Warming, or that humans can affect the climate of the planet via our emission of CO2, I do support the practice of energy conservation, of better management of the environment, of pollution reduction and mitigation, protecting water supplies, sustainable practices in agriculture and industry as well as the pursuit and development of clean energy solutions through better technology and practices.
I support these initiatives because they move us in the right direction to achieve a better and more prosperous future for humanity, where access to affordable energy, food, housing, medicine and education are made possible through better technology and better management of the planet’s resources.
I’ll have more to say… stay tuned!