‘Problem of missing ice’ finally solved by movement of the earth’s crust

Until now, mathematical models of the last ice age could not reconcile the height of the sea level and the thickness of the glacier masses: the so-called Missing Ice Problem.

The melting of large icebergs is a key stage in the evolution of ice ages

A new study, in which the Andalusian Earth Sciences Institute (IACT) (CSIC-UGR) participated, has described for the first time a key stage in the beginning of the great glaciations and…

Proof Of Warmer Earlier Climate! Swiss Geologist Studies 10,800-Year Old Tree Trunk Under Alps Glacier

Previously hidden under a Swiss glacier, a 10,800-year old tree trunk was discovered and tells us the Alps were much warmer in the early Holocene than today.

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,…

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…

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misinformation at a top museum is not a conservative conspiracy A sign at the American Museum of Natural History has outdated information…

"Sorry, a TIME Magazine Cover Did Not Predict a Coming Ice Age"… It was just a TIME article.

Guest Post by David Middleton You can always count in TIME magazine’s Bryan Walsh for a good laugh… Well, I suppose that Mr. Walsh is correct that a 1977 TIME…

New paper suggests that CO2 '…could prove to be our salvation from the next ice age'

From the University of Gothenburg , another head exploder for Joe Romm and company. Carbon dioxide – our salvation from a future ice age? Mankind’s emissions of fossil carbon and…

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.…

More fatal flaws in the Shakun et al. Nature paper claiming that CO2 preceded late glacial warming [Part 2]

By Dr. Don Easterbrook In Part 1 , I posed 11 questions related to underlying assumptions and misconceptions that form the basis for the paper “Global warming preceded by increasing…

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…

Did Shakun et al. really prove that CO2 preceded late glacial warming? [Part 1]

By Don J. Easterbrook, PhD. In a paper “Global warming preceded by increasing carbon dioxide concentrations during the last deglaciation”, Shakun et al.(Nature 2012) contend that rising temperature at the…

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,…

Shakun on our wobbly world's precession, ocean CO2 fizzing, the last ice age, and all that

It seems that the author of the recent paper in Nature (Shakun et al ) says that the Earth’s wobble was a contributor for ending the ice age, but won’t…

Terrifying new book about climate change

Normally I don’t go for anonymous guest posters, but this one is from the famous “zombie” of zombietime.com whose identity remains hidden so that he/she may continue to record the…

Alaska On The Rocks

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach From the “weather is not climate” department, the sea ice is in early and thick in Alaska. It makes me shiver just to look at…

Increased CO2 Emissions Will Delay Next Ice Age

Sir Fred Hoyle Vindicated (Via Dr. Benny Peiser of the GWPF) According to new research to be published in Nature Geoscience  (embargoed until 1800 GMT/10AM PST, Sunday 8 January 2012),…

CO2 Sensitivity is Multi-Modal – All bets are off

Guest Post by Ira Glickstein A multi-modal probability distribution, such as the graphic below [from Schmittner 2011], cries out “MULTIPLE POPULATIONS”. Equilibrium Climate Sensitivity (expected temperature increase due to a…

New study in Science shows climate sensitivity overestimated

From Oregon State University  some news the team and especially Kevin Trenberth just really don’t want to hear. I covered this on a tip from Dr. Pat Michaels back on…

Carbon, on the uptake

From the University of Bristol Carbon cycling was much smaller during last ice age than in today’s climate Atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) is one of the most important greenhouse gases…

No global climate change in the past 20,000 years?

Guest post by Dr. Don J. Easterbrook Dept. of Geology, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA In a paper entitled “Current global warming appears anomalous in relation to the climate of…

Back to the "drawing board" on glacial period carbon sinks

From Oregon State University News, more news of unsettled science. Nature study: Rising CO2 levels at end of Ice Age not tied to Pacific Ocean CORVALLIS, Ore. – At the…