To: secretagent; AT7Saluki; r9etb; upchuck; agere_contra
Likewise on Earth, Milankovitch Cycles are responsible for the series of ice ages we've had for the last 3 million years or so. In other words, global warming and cooling caused by our orbital fluctuations.
Most climatologists see solar output variations as being minor compared to orbital forcing.
Personally, I think the sun may be more variable now than before and may play a bigger role, but I'm not a climatologist (I do read many papers on solar output though).
posted on 03/01/2007 9:25:58 AM PST
More importantly, did you sleep at a Holiday Inn Express last night?
posted on 03/01/2007 9:53:32 AM PST
(I was on a roll, and then the backspin kicked in...)
posted on 03/01/2007 3:02:47 PM PST
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