Scientific Urban Legends

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I have a category that I call “scientific urban legends”. These include things like the idea that rising seas will drown atolls, when Darwin showed 150 years ago that rising seas create atolls. Another scientific urban legend is the claim that we’re in the middle of the “Sixth Wave of…

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Study: high CO2 levels equated to "warm average temperatures and flourishing life" low CO2, "preceding an ice age and eventual mass extinction"

From the UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-COLUMBIA: Paleoclimate researchers find connection between carbon cycles, climate trends Carbon cycling research can help scientists predict global warming and cooling trends COLUMBIA, Mo. – Making predictions about climate variability often means looking to the past to find trends. Now paleoclimate researchers from the University of Missouri have found clues in…