Start of “Dog-ocene” dated to at least 28,500 years ago

Guest post by David Middleton Two of my favorite things are dogs and the Pleistocene… New Study Results Consistent With Dog Domestication During Ice Ageby Matt McGowan | Feb 19, 2020 | Advancing the Data Revolution, Research News Analysis of Paleolithic-era teeth from a 28,500-year-old fossil site in the Czech Republic provides supporting evidence for two…

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misinformation at a top museum is not a conservative conspiracy A sign at the American Museum of Natural History has outdated information about climate change By Alessandra Potenza@ale_potenza Jan 8, 2018 Over the weekend, Twitter users — including some climate scientists — were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