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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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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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Mid Pliocene Warm Period

Is the warm period in the Mid Pliocene analogous to today’s warming climate? If so can we use it to infer future temperature rise? This is what Wikipedia says: The mid Pliocene warm period is considered a potential analog of … Continue reading

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