Date: Mon Mar 9 18:10:02 2009

Author: Steve Anderson

Subject: Re: Climate Change - Is it Controversial?


> I don't think that the experiment has been tried. The earth has
> never tried supporting this many humans in an industrial age.

according to a source at Scripps,
There are many databases that have been integrated into these studies.
But, one fundamental property, key to these projections, has not
been adequately measured.
What is the albedo of the earth?

There is a proposal by a NASA scientist to nail this down,
by doing photometry on reflected light from the moon.
(a satellite already up there).