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Trigger for little ice age – a half century of volcanism

Dr. Roger Pielke Sr. writes on his blog today: Every once in a while. a nugget of new research insight appears that adds to our understanding of the climate system, and its complexity. One article of this type has appeared. … Continue reading ?
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Pielke Senior on NCDC’s recent “state of the climate” rehash

Academics / General Science : Watts Up With That? (3 years ago)

Continued Bias Reporting On The Climate System By Tom Karl and Peter Thorne By Dr. Roger Pielke Sr. Today, there were news articles concerning the state of the climate system; e.g. see  the Associated Press news release in the Washi... Read Post

Was the Little Ice Age triggered by massive volcanic eruptions?

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

Scientists suggest that the Little Ice Age was triggered by an unusual, 50-year episode of four massive volcanic eruptions. This led to an expansion of sea ice and a related weakening of Atlantic currents that caused the cool period... Read Post

New study may answer questions about enigmatic Little Ice Age

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

According to a new study, the Little Ice Age began abruptly between A.D. 1275 and 1300, triggered by repeated, explosive volcanism, and was sustained for centuries by a self- perpetuating sea ice-ocean feedback system in the North A... Read Post


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