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Famine, Pestilence, War, Death: Shorter Growing Seasons

Famine and pestilence go hand in hand, and the threat of famine can trigger war. Death on a large scale usually follows. Warm Weather: Longer Growing Seasons Ever since the “Little Ice Age,” the Earth has experienced a warming trend, … Continue reading

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An Intriguingly Plausible Theory of Cyclic Climate Change

For millions of years, Earth’s climate has been governed by cycles of long periods of increased glaciation followed by short “inter-glacial” periods of melting and warming. Presently, humans are enjoying a naturally warmer inter-glacial period, and have been able to … Continue reading

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Humans Get Things Done When It’s Warmer Outside

The timeline begins at 4,000 BP and it shows steady cooling to the Little Ice Age (roughly 1250 to 1850 AD). It is easy to see that the Roman Warm Period was cooler (at least in Greenland) than the Minoan … Continue reading

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An Amazing Opportunity for Science to Clean Up Its Own Act

The climate models that predicted a very small natural variability and that were used to fit the hockey stick temperature records cannot fit the recent proxy GST reconstructions casting doubts on their accuracy. __ Earth Science Reviews Something wonderful happened … Continue reading

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