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Tree-rings prove world has been cooling for 2,000 years

Posted By admin On July 12, 2012 @ 8:52 am In Sci Tech,Tile | Comments Disabled

Daily Mail [1]
July 12, 2012

How did the Romans grow grapes in northern England? Perhaps because it was warmer than we thought.

A study suggests the Britain of 2,000 years ago experienced a lengthy period of hotter summers than today.

German researchers used data from tree rings – a key indicator of past climate – to claim the world has been on a ‘long-term cooling trend’ for two millennia until the global warming of the twentieth century.

This cooling was punctuated by a couple of warm spells.

These are the Medieval Warm Period, which is well known, but also a period during the toga-wearing Roman times when temperatures were apparently 1 deg C warmer than now.

They say the very warm period during the years 21 to 50AD has been underestimated by climate scientists.

Full story here. [2]


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[1] Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2171973/Tree-ring-study-proves-climate-WARMER-Roman-Medieval-times-modern-industrial-age.html

[2] Full story here.: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2171973/Tree-ring-study-proves-climate-WARMER-Roman-Medieval-times-modern-industrial-age.html#ixzz20QSNxUmm

[3] Global Cooling is Here! Evidence for Predicting Global Cooling for the Next Three Decades: http://www.prisonplanet.com/global-cooling-is-here-evidence-for-predicting-global-cooling-for-the-next-three-decades.html

[4] Russian Scientists: ‘We Could Face Cooling Period For 200-250 Years’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/russian-scientists-we-could-face-cooling-period-for-200-250-years.html

[5] What Global Warming? 2012 Data Confirms Earth In Cooling Trend: http://www.prisonplanet.com/what-global-warming-2012-data-confirms-earth-in-cooling-trend.html

[6] Global warming stopped 16 years ago, reveals Met Office report quietly released… and here is the chart to prove it: http://www.prisonplanet.com/global-warming-stopped-16-years-ago-reveals-met-office-report-quietly-released-and-here-is-the-chart-to-prove-it.html

[7] Could we be in for 30 years of global COOLING?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/could-we-be-in-for-30-years-of-global-cooling.html

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