Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Roman and Midieval Warming Periods Were Warmer!

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IPCC has got it all wrong, say boffins
By Lewis Page

Americans sweltering in the recent record-breaking heat wave may not believe it - but it seems that our ancestors suffered through much hotter summers in times gone by, several of them within the last 2,000 years……"We found that previous estimates of historical temperatures during the Roman era and the Middle Ages were too low," says Professor-Doktor Jan Esper of the Johannes Gutenberg-Universit├Ąt Mainz, one of the scientists leading the study. "Such findings are also significant with regard to climate policy….According to the scientists' new paper, published in hefty climate journal Nature Climate Change, the cooling effect of orbital shifting on the climate has been up to four times as powerful as anthropogenic (human-caused) warming pressures.

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