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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First, and most obvious, CO2 changes do not account for the highly variable
climate we know the Earth has recently had, including the Roman Warming, the
Dark Ages, the Medieval Warming, and the Little Ice Age. However, these
variations fit ...
The Arctic glaciers also testify that their region has not recently been in a
warming trend. Jean Grove, one of the top authorities on that period of climate
history, recently did a review of the scientific literature to date the beginning of the
Little Ice ...
... North American cycles of, 144-45; Pentagon's secret study of, 117; physical
evidence of past cycles of, 135-37; prediction, 66; proxy, 236; recent v. modern
history of Earth's, xv; recognizing change in, 98-99; shift produced by cyclical
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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