Skip to comments.THE PHYSICAL EVIDENCE OF EARTH'S UNSTOPPABLE 1,500-YEAR CLIMATE CYCLE
Posted on 10/04/2005 8:27:20 PM PDT by PeaceBeWithYou
Human activities have little to do with the Earth's current warming trend, according to a study published by the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA). In fact, S. Fred Singer (University of Virginia) and Dennis Avery (Hudson Institute) conclude that global warming and cooling seem to be part of a 1,500-year cycle of moderate temperature swings.
Scientists got the first unequivocal evidence of a continuing moderate natural climate cycle in the 1980s, when Willi Dansgaard of Denmark and Hans Oeschger of Switzerland first saw two mile-long ice cores from Greenland representing 250,000 years of Earth's frozen, layered climate history. From their initial examination, Dansgaard and Oeschger estimated the smaller temperature cycles at 2,550 years. Subsequent research shortened the estimated length of the cycles to 1,500 years (plus or minus 500 years).
According to the authors:
Considered collectively, there is clear and convincing evidence of a 1,500-year climate cycle. And if the current warming trend is part of an entirely natural cycle, as Singer and Avery conclude, then actions to prevent further warming would be futile, could impose substantial costs upon the global economy and lessen the ability of the world's peoples to adapt to the impacts of climate change.
Source: S. Fred Singer and Dennis T. Avery, "The Physical Evidence of Earth's Unstoppable 1,500-Year Climate Cycle," National Center for Policy Analysis, Policy Report No. 279, September 29, 2005
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There has got to be something going on beside man's influence - how else to explain temperatures declining in the 1800's during the industrial revolution and global warming stopping for 31 years between 1945 and 1976.
In the medieval era, Europe was much warmer. If you look at the Canterbury Tales, most the leisure was outdoors, and in medieval illustrations, women wear light gowns and men in short sleeves. In the 11th century, England had vineyards and its own wine industry.
There was a mini-ice age between the 16 to 19th centuries - all those nobles in heavy gowns and furs.
"There was a mini-ice age between the 16 to 19th centuries - all those nobles in heavy gowns and furs."
From the late 1600s til 1730 or so, sunspots decreased drastically in number (known as the Maunder Minimum). Earth's climate cooled... the Thames River froze over. That cooling is directly linked to the sun.
I guess this means that the 'RATS and their enviroweenies can stop extorting money from those who make America work.
This is all Bush's fault!
during the industrial revolution and global warming stopping for 31 years between 1945 and 1976.
little boy and fat man?
You mean it's not our big honkin' SUV's? / sarcasm on
"little boy and fat man?"
I've wondered about that too - we started open air testing in 1945 and it ended around Carter's presidency - the same period that global warming stopped advancing.
Amazing what you can see when you open your eyes.
the libs will want to level out the cycle - or something .
outstanding post . thanks
I'm already setting a bad example by moving from San Diego to Pocatello, Idaho. San Diego weather is so even that you can literally plan on only needing to heat one week a year and cool one week a year. I did exactly that from 1978 to 2001. This week marks the start of heating season in Pocatello. Night time lows in the 20s, daytime high in the 60s. In another month, the high won't wander above freezing until mid-February. I'm still saving energy...by not mowing the lawn. Less gas and less physical effort.
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