Studies of Pleistocene glacial-interglacial cycles based on sediments and ice cores back to 640 000 years (640 kyr) document abrupt initiation of global warming and cooling events over short time scales of decades to a few years, implying extreme … [Read more...] about The Earth’s Climate is Tracking into Uncharted Territory: A Note from Andrew Glikson
Archives for September 2008
Will the Earth Start Warming Again in 2015: In Just Eight Years?
"Who has noticed that the period 2014-2015 keeps on turning up in the debate on greenhouse science?"That is when greenhouse proponents say the long-delayed global warming apocalypse will start happening. In addition, that general date has turned up … [Read more...] about Will the Earth Start Warming Again in 2015: In Just Eight Years?
August 2008: The first Sunspot-less Month since June 1913
In 1610 Galileo observed dark features on the face of the sun – sunspots. In the preface to a little book Galileo wrote on sunspots that was published in 1613, he was credited with having discovered sunspots but an Englishman, Thomas Harriott, and … [Read more...] about August 2008: The first Sunspot-less Month since June 1913
Another Hurricane Heading for New Orleans
"The Mayor of New Orleans ordered a mandatory evacuation of the partially rebuilt city yesterday as another monster storm bore down on Louisiana nearly three years to the day after Hurricane Katrina wiped out entire swaths of the metropolis. … [Read more...] about Another Hurricane Heading for New Orleans