4th May - Today's News: Huge Dust Storm Blankets Part of China

A brief heat wave in Iceland brings temperatures only a couple of degrees below the highest recorded all last year

A good assessment here of the Ice Age that never happened and why some climate scientists got their predictions wrong in the 70s because they didn't know nearly as much as we do today (and still less than we may know tomorrow, of course)

The Earth sank twice, flooding the Eastern Amazon - no, it's not Atlantis!

Climate change preceded Ice Age megafauna extinction - not actually anything new, as an increase in rainfall and consequential changes in vegetation has long been thought a significant factor in the demise of mega fauna from the mammoth steppes of Siberia etc, though this study adds glacial melt and melting permafrost into the equation.   Humans probably helped tip the balance further.


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