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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Then the ice slowly encroached on Iceland, Scandinavia, and the rest of Europe.
For most of Europe, the end of the good, predictable weather came suddenly.
The weather had begun to deteriorate in Eastern Europe in the 1200s. By the ...
West European governments are almost always coalitions, and even minority
parties like the Greens can gain important political leverage if they can deliver
their voting blocs consistently at the polls. Second, the United States has
Perhaps the crucial factor was the surge of industrial growth and wealth in the
Third World— and comparatively slow economic growth in Europe. Recently,
China's huge economy has been growing more than 8 percent per year and
India's at ...
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It has been more than a few years since I read this book, therefore, I can't review with specifics; rather I am recalling an impression Unstoppable Global Warming made on me. An impact upon me which I ... Read full review
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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