Earth's Thermal Switch the Driving Force Behind Climate Change*Corresponding Author: Curtis E Wood, University of Jordan, Jordan, Tel: 3204202200, Email: [email protected]
Received Date: Aug 05, 2019 / Accepted Date: Aug 23, 2019 / Published Date: Aug 30, 2019
Citation: Wood CE, Juma’a M, Juma’a H (2019) Earth’s Thermal Switch the Driving Force behind Climate Change. J Earth Sci Clim Change 10:525.
Copyright: © 2019 Wood CE, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
There has been an accumulative amount of data demonstrating that our world is warming and climates are shifting, but the cause and source remains speculative. Thermodynamic laws, in conjunction with data analysis, demonstrate that the Earth heats and cools through long-term oscillations in underground heat flux, thus warming our world to a level greater than the sun alone can account for. To confirm the impacts of this event, an Earth Simulator was created to reproduce the heat flux at depths of 8 to 9.6 Meters. Acting as our planet’s secondary heat source in this process, the sun, in conjunction with the axial tilt, increases the amount of energy upon the earth creating an “overturn” event of energy. This generates our planet’s thermal switch shutting down and reversing energy flow into the Earth forcing upwelling heat to build and is a natural form of energy conservation. Recreating the overturn event in a controlled environment demonstrates how increased surface heat increases subterranean heat through energy exchange over time, and how human altered land increases heat flow warming our world. It allows us greater insight into the importance of water and how it both retains and moves heat within the system, and how the soil aids in retaining this energy by resisting the flow of water. Using time and depth as units of measure, a means to determine the yearly gain/loss per season can be obtained to assess yearly alterations. Soil temperature data can be measured and evaluated, and then alterations to our environment can be implemented to amplify cooling. Current policies and proposals set forth around the world to combat climate change are addressing the after- effects of this heat, not the source. Our world is a finite world and adaptation of the natural habitat has its limits that we have surpassed. Until we make serious changes in our lifestyles to adapt to the needs of our world, our current trends will continue to amplify.