H2O and CO2 in the Radiation Package

  • Rex J. Fleming


The only way to really understand radiation, how it works and the contribution of CO2 to the actual heating of the atmosphere, is to perform the complex integration of the Schwarzschild equation with many thousands of lines and coefficients, and over the complete troposphere. These Schwarzschild integrations were performed over different CO2 bands, over the range of 1–30 μm, and with different temperature profiles.

All the results prove that the radiation intensity achieved by CO2 is depleted to an insignificant amount at 16 km and the CO2 has no impact on the climate – as all the historical data and modern data have shown!


Carbon dioxide Climate change Planck function Schwarzschild eq 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rex J. Fleming
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  1. 1.Global Aerospace, LLC (Retired)BoulderUSA

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