Climate change was bad for Neanderthal children in the Pleistocene! And so was the lead-poisoning!

Guest commentary by David Middleton   In addition to an email from Rush Holt encouraging me to vote in the midterm elections (I already voted against every Democrat on the ballot), The American Association for the Advancement of Science in America clued me into this fascinating article: Neanderthal children shivered and suffered in ancient Europe By…

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Quaternary Geology is now climate “misinformation.”

Guest rant by David Middleton The climate change misinformation at a top museum is not a conservative conspiracy A sign at the American Museum of Natural History has outdated information about climate change By Alessandra Potenza@ale_potenza Jan 8, 2018 Over the weekend, Twitter users — including some climate scientists — were upset by a plaque at the…

Can we predict the duration of an interglacial?

Perspective by William McClenney on the paper of the same title by: P. C. Tzedakis, E.W. Wolff, L. C. Skinner, V. Brovkin, D. A. Hodell, J. F. McManus, and D. Raynaud http://www.clim-past.net/8/1473/2012/cp-8-1473-2012.pdf I can often be heard, when assailed by the well-informed, climate, to ask the eminently reasonable question “In your opinion, how long will…

Shakun The Last, I Hope

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach In three previous posts here, here, and here, I discussed problems with the paper by Shakun et al., “Global warming preceded by increasing carbon dioxide concentrations during the last deglaciation” (PDF,hereinafter S2012) Commenters said, and reasonably so, that I had not fully addressed their claim that warming progressed from south…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Brought to You by SEPP www.SEPP.org Quote of the Week: “Man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the sport of every wind. With such persons, gullibility, which they call faith, takes the helm from the hand of reason and the mind…