Sunday, 30 August 2015

Global Warming, 1863

I came across an interesting passage in the book I am reading, Specimen Days by Walt Whitman. People dying in the US of sun stroke, not in 2015, but in 1863 during the American Civil War :

We can see that the world was coming out of the Dalton Minimum by then with high sunspot observations :

The Little Ice Age had finished around a decade before in 1850, and we were entering a period of warming :



  1. When you have time google, "You tube Nasa Scientists Invalidate Global Warming Hypotheses" I try to link it here but it may not work.

    When it comes to energy related matters everyone seems to be an expert irrespective of education. As observed by one fellow, "It never ceases to amaze me how people will do anything to save the planet except take a course in science"

  2. The Irish monks left their island monastery on Skellig Michael in 1250 because they could not stand the climate change taking place, It got colder for several hundred years so that they were walking on the river Thames. This was not shown in Al Gore's video
    "the inconvenient truth"

  3. The reality in the US

    And in Australia