Wednesday, February 13, 2013

THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: New paper finds largest floods in China occurred when CO2 was 'safe'
A paper published today in Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology finds extraordinary floods occurred in China during the Roman Warming Period that were twice the size of the largest flood ever recorded during modern times. The paper adds to many other peer-reviewed papers demonstrating that floods have been much more extreme in the past and there is no evidence of any human influence upon floods.
MPR News’ ‘Climate Cast’: Warming Could Make Big Floods More Likely | The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media
In fact, there was a huge megaflood in 1861-1862 [When CO2 was at "safe" levels?], 43 days of rain that flooded the entire Central Valley in California. It killed thousands of people. The concern is that it’s due to happen again. They seem to happen every couple hundred of years.
Antarctic Ice Retreated Thousands Of Feet Per Year During The 19th Century | Real Science

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