Tag Archives: Ice Age

A Variant Idea of Plate Tectonics

Most days I spend my mornings writing my blog, and then spend the afternoons and evenings developing my terrestrial glaciation simulation model. Currently in this model when snow builds up on the ground the surface rocks beneath it heat up … Continue reading

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Snow

It snowed this morning here in Herefordshire. It only snowed for about half an hour. And the snow didn’t settle on the ground. And the snow was mixed with rain. Snowflakes fall more slowly than rain. And snowflakes are also … Continue reading

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Delusions Of Grandeur

I bought an expensive book last year called Principles of Planetary Climate, by Raymond Pierrehumbert. It’s full of equations of the sort I need in constructing my ice age simulation model. But it’s also full of Pierrehumbert’s Big Questions – … Continue reading

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Utopias and Dystopias

This what I think too: A poll by ComRes has revealed that a majority of voters believe Parliament is trying to stop the UK leaving the EU, the results coming after the Remain-dominated House of Commons succeeded in a power-grab … Continue reading

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Three Matters Of Interest

These days I spend much of my time building a computer heat flow simulation model, and dropping snow and ice onto the surface of an imaginary Earth. It’s what I’ve been doing for the past year or so. It also … Continue reading

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Green

Green New Deal: The GND calls for an ultra-progressive bucket list of environmental goals such as the elimination of all fossil fuels, nuclear energy, air travel, 99% of cars and the retrofitting of every single building in America for “state of the art energy efficiency.” … Continue reading

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Hill Fort Islands

Back when I lived in Devon there was a hill fort – Hembury Fort – only a mile or two from where I lived. I used to visit it quite often, and wondered how and why forts like it were … Continue reading

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