Polar Push and Pull

Guest post by Renee Hannon IntroductionThis post examines regional temperature reconstructions during the past several thousand years relative to different baselines and the responses of end member deviants, the Arctic and Antarctic polar extremes. And it’s a quite interesting tug of war.

‘Radical’ historian Blainey challenges climate-change orthodoxy

From the Sydney Morning Herald By Tony Wright July 5, 2019 — 11.11am Australia’s best-known historian, Professor Geoffrey Blainey, has challenged the idea that the current level of climate change is either unique or largely the result of human behaviour. While agreeing the Earth was experiencing a warming period which had been under way for…

Was climate change alarmism always about fears of overpopulation?

by Pierre Desrochers and Joanna Szurmak [Note: The following text is adapted from the authors’ recently published book Population Bombed! Exploding the Link Between Overpopulation and Climate Change in which the validity of the belief in the inherent unsustainability of economic growth is challenged more thoroughly.] Numerous population control advocates have linked anthropogenic climate change…

3,700-year-old Babylonian tablet rewrites the history of maths – and shows the Greeks did not develop trigonometry

From The Telegraph Sarah Knapton, Science Editor 24 August 2017 • 7:00pm A 3,700-year-old clay tablet has proven that the Babylonians developed trigonometry 1,500 years before the Greeks and were using a sophisticated method of mathematics which could change how we calculate today. The tablet, known as Plimpton 332, was discovered in the early 1900s…