Tag Archives: Ice Age

The Primary Driver of Mounting Social Division

There seems to be mounting chaos in the Western world. In the USA there’s been something not far off civil war ever since Donald Trump got elected as president. And in France there’s been something much more like a real … Continue reading

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No Energy Paradox

Whatever happens today in the UK, it won’t be as awful as 1 July 2007. So I’ll carry on where I left off yesterday. Randall Carlson, speaking in a video about the Energy Paradox, says: …at the end of the … Continue reading

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The Hotplate Earth

BBC: Mrs May will add that trust in politics will suffer “catastrophic harm” if the referendum result is not implemented. I suspect she’s right. But for now I’m just going to wait and see. … Instead I’ll write a bit … Continue reading

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Anti-Environmentalism

A headline in Breitbart caught my eye yesterday: French Anti-Environmental Riots Could Signal the End of Green Tyranny Anti-environmental riots?? I’ve never heard of an anti-environmental riot. What do they do? Burn things in order to add more carbon dioxide … Continue reading

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Flip-Flop Fears

On page 44 of his Principles of Planetary Climate, Raymond Pierrehumbert asks how low levels of greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide “have to go in order to trigger global glaciation.” Clearly Pierrehumbert believes that low levels of greenhouse gases cause … Continue reading

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A Theory of Snow Ages

I must be perverse. I always seem to end up thinking what nobody – or hardly anybody – else thinks. For example, when a fireball exploded over Chelyabinsk on 15 February 2013, on the same day that asteroid 2012 DA14 … Continue reading

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The Possessed

From time to time I get possessed by ideas. And throughout 2018 I’ve been possessed by a new idea. It’s an idea about ice ages. And my idea was that when, as periodically happens, the Earth gets covered in ice, … Continue reading

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