Category Archives: Ice Ages

Ice Age insights

The discussion on the ‘dust’ theory of ice age termination at Judith Curry brought a couple of other interesting papers to light. This has started me thinking again about how recent deep glaciations terminate. Such glacial cycles apparently now only … Continue reading

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The relationship of CO2 to temperature

Is temperature a function of CO2 or is CO2 a function of temperature i.e. Is T=f(CO2) or CO2=f(T) ? The answer according to Richard Betts is both, because increasing CO2 warms the planet but levels in the atmosphere also respond … Continue reading

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When is the next Ice Age due ?

According to Emily Shuckburgh and Prof. Erik Wolf in a letter to the TimesĀ , the next Ice Age is not expected for another 50,000 years. Their claim seems to be based on a 2016 paper in Nature by Andrey Ganopolski, … Continue reading

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