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Myth: The close correlation of CO2 and temperature, as temperature has gone up and down over the last 400,000 years, proves that CO2 is causing the climate changes.

Fact: Since 1999, multiple technical, peer reviewed articles have been available that demonstrate exactly the opposite conclusion. CO2 changes lagged temperature changes as temperature increased or decreased. Temperature changed and then, several hundred years later, CO2 levels changed. Since a cause does not follow an effect, this indicates that CO2 is not a primary driver of climate change.

Antarctic Temperature and CO2 history from ice core analyses.  Note the amazing rhythmical similarities of the four cycles, which indicate the very strong solar-orbital influences on Earth's climate.  Since Earth's CO2 level do not drive the solar-orbital cycles, your can see why many scientists doubt the currently popular "CO2 CAUSES harmful global warming" argument.  On the other hand, an increase in CO2 may provide some slight positive feedback (support) to a warming Earth, but the magnitude or evem the sign of that effect is still being debated.

Adapted from Pettit, et. al., 1999

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