Not by Fire but by Ice
THE NEXT ICE AGE - NOW!
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Is naturally occurring global warming
Writing in Quaternary International, German and Russian climate researchers who evaluated geochemical and pollen analyses of lake sediments in Saxony-Anhalt, Brandenburg and Russia, say that a short warming event at the very end of the Eemian Period marked the final transition to the ice age.
The Eemian Period, also known as the Eemian Interglacial, began around 126,000 years ago, ended around 115,000 years ago and is named after the river Eem in the Netherlands.
"The observed instability with the proven occurrence of short warming events during the transition from the last interglacial to the last glacial epoch could be, when viewed carefully, a general, naturally occurring characteristic of such transition phases," concludes Dr Tatjana Boettger of the UFZ, who analysed the sediment profiles at the UFZ's isotope laboratory in Halle.
In other words, global warming could be a natural occurrence,
"From reconstructions of climate history, we know that in the Earth's
recent history, interglacial epochs occurred only once every 100,000
years or so and lasted for an average of around 10,000 years. The
current interglacial epoch -- the Holocene -- has already lasted more
than 10,000 years and reached its highest point so far around 6000 years
See entire article, entitled "Climate Fluctuations 115,000 Years Ago:
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