Both Wally and Alley seem convinced that the climate of Greenland changed by 10 C in the space of 2-3 years at times in the past (Y Dryas etc). [Phil Jones]
...[Mann] On the other hand, think that a war of words w/ Broecker would be exploited by the skeptics, and perhaps we should just try to let this thing die...
[Mann] My own perception is that the climate community, modelers as well as observationalists, simply don't take seriously anymore the idea that the history of climate change over the past 1000 years is part of an internal oscillation.
...Well, I've still got some snow to shovel here in Charlottesville!
Happy weekend to all,