Unstoppable global warming: every 1,500 years
Singer and Avery present in popular language supported by in-depth scientific evidence the compelling concept that global temperatures have been rising mostly or entirely because of a natural cycle. Using historic data from two millennia of recorded history combined with the natural physical records found in ice cores, seabed sediment, cave stalagmites, and tree rings, Unstoppable Global Warming argues that the 1,500 year solar-driven cycle that has always controlled the earth's climate remains the driving force in the current warming trend. Trillions of dollars spent on reducing fossil fuel use would have no effect on today's rising temperatures. The public policy key, Singer and Avery propose, is adaptation, not fruitless attempts at prevention. Further, they offer convincing evidence that civilization's most successful eras have coincided with the cycle's warmest peaks. With the added benefit of modern technology, humanity can not only survive global climate change, but thrive.
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The ice-core findings correlate with known advances and retreats in the glaciers
of the Arctic, Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America, New Zealand, and the
Antarctic. • The 1 ,500-year cycle has been revealed in seabed sediment cores ...
North America Let us next examine the two most broadly powerful pieces of
evidence of the climate cycles in North America. First, the North American Pollen
Database reveals nine continent-wide temperature-driven shifts in vegetation
Warm Pool of the Pacific— A region about the size of North America in the
western Pacific, which maintains a virtually constant temperature of 29°C or 85°F.
Warm water is fed into the region by the trade winds, while heat and moisture
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There used to be farms on Greenland -- just about 1000 years ago, well within the historical record. That's why they called it 'Green'-land. Now, of course, Greenland is too cold, but the ruins of the ... Read full review
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Unstoppable Global Warming: Every 1,500 Years, Part 1
Siegfried Fred Singer,Dennis T. Avery
Limited preview - 2007