Recent heat spike unlike anything in ...

Recent heat spike unlike anything in 11,000 years

There are 6 comments on the CBS 3 Springfield story from Mar 7, 2013, titled Recent heat spike unlike anything in 11,000 years. In it, CBS 3 Springfield reports that:

A new study looking at 11,000 years of climate temperatures shows the world in the middle of a dramatic U-turn, lurching from near-record cooling to a heat spike.

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litesong

Everett, WA

#1 Mar 7, 2013
'fun farts' will have something to say about this........

Ah, you're right,'fun farts' doesn't have any science & mathematics degrees, no upper class science or mathematics for its poorly earned hi skule DEE-plooomaa, & doesn't count for anything if it insists that he knows more than AGW scientists with 10-16 more years of edcuation, training & discoveries.
SpaceBlues

United States

#2 Mar 7, 2013
Recent heat spike aka hockey stick is unlike anything in the last 11,000 years.

There is "further evidence that modern-day global warming isn't natural, but the result of rising carbon dioxide emissions that have rapidly grown since the Industrial Revolution began roughly 250 years ago."

http://www.cbs3springfield.com/story/21546541...

Also:

http://www.motherjones.com/blue-marble/2013/0...
litesong

Everett, WA

#3 Mar 7, 2013
From the title:
Recent heat spike unlike anything in 11,000 years
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Then I should not have been surprised when ice shelfs collapsed within a few years of each other....... tho I was.

From my post, February, 2010:
http://www.topix.com/forum/state/ca/TGH0JR0O9...

The recently collapsed Wilkens Ice Shelf was estimated 10,000 years old.
The recently collapsed Ward Hunt Ice Shelf was estimated 4500 years old.
The recently collapsed Larsen B Ice Shelf was estimated 12.000 years old.
SpaceBlues

United States

#4 Mar 7, 2013
The latest on the heat spike aka hockey stick:

http://climatedesk.org/wp-content/uploads/201...

i.e. Marcott vs Mann.
Fun Facts

Huntsville, AL

#5 Mar 8, 2013
This article would have you believe that the first decade of the 20th century was colder or at least as cold as the Little Ice Age. Well if that's the case, then the .5*C, one half of one degree, it has warmed in the last 100 years is no biggee.
SpaceBlues

United States

#6 Mar 8, 2013
Fols, this is a "biggee."

It took just 100 years for the global average temperature to change by 1.3 degrees, when it had taken 5,000 years to do that before.

What happened?

After the end of the ice age, our planet got warmer. Then, 5,000 years ago, it started to get cooler — but really slowly. In all, it cooled 1.3 degrees Fahrenheit, up until the last century or so. Then it flipped again — global average temperature shot up.

"Temperatures now have gone from that cold period to the warm period in just 100 years," Marcott says.

So it's taken just 100 years for the average temperature to change by 1.3 degrees, when it took 5,000 years to do that before.

Why? Man-made greenhouse gases that are released into the atmosphere in vast amounts daily. Now, 90,000,000 tons of CO2 each day.

"The climate changes to come are going to be larger than anything that human civilization and agriculture has seen in its entire existence. And that is quite a sobering thought." [Gavin Schmidt, a climate researcher at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies]

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