We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
Blick: Volcanoes add heat to the atmosphere (and CO2) but not as much as the sun does.
Quite so. Solar radiation represents 99.97% of the Earth's surface's energy budget. Interestingly, volcanoes generally have a cooling effect over short (non-geologic) time scales due to emissions of aerosols.
The NOAA station that is the primary source of CO2 data demonstrating "global warming" is located about 30 miles downwind from this continuously erupting area. All of its data is contaminated by the eruptions, and it's been showing warming since when the eruptions began. Imagine how "global warming" is going to spike even more now.
You want to know where the "global warming" myth began? It began right here.
Don't have to, we know the data used to support global warming was cooked. If you start with contaminated data, you can adjust it any way you want to make the results in your computer models come out the way you want it. I believe it is called GIGO.