And any science, no matter how credible, which opposes the chosen narrative is decried as "fake."And thanks to liberal outrage culture, daring to espouse any opinion, fact or thought that goes against the grain isn't just frowned upon -- it's criminal. Consider the fact that even though there is plenty of evidence to contradict the global warming narrative, daring to share that information on social media is now akin to a hate crime.
Climate science represents the worst of echo chambers. Climate change alarmists are more than willing to deny reality to push their agenda.
The PAGES study ultimately claims that Earth's temperatures have been warming faster for the last 50 years than in the last 1,900 years. According to these "scientists," the data also shows that in the last 2,000 years, warming and cooling events have been regional, not global -- despite evidence to the contrary. The PAGES study further alleges that the trend of uniform climate trends around the globe have not been observed in the last 2,000 years -- in spite of the evidence which clearly shows periods of global warming and cooling.
According to the PAGES consortium, the Little Ice Age and the Medieval Warm Period never existed.
"The detailed records from both nature and humans show that the Earth’s average surface temperature has risen faster in the last few decades than it did in the previous 1,900 years, proving once again that the planet’s current warming is unprecedented in the past two millenniums," the Times reports.
In addition to rewriting history and ignoring scientific evidence, they are also willfully ignoring the fact that our planet is over four billion years old. In the grand scheme of things, two thousand years is a drop in the bucket (at least for celestial bodies). And, more to the point, failing to consider the rest of Earth's climate history is, at best, short-sighted. At worst, it's purposefully misleading.
Independent researchers have already discredited the work published by PAGES (Past Global Changes), noting that the study's findings disagree with 2,000 years' worth of environmental evidence.
"This latest paper is trying to claim that all these temperatures were not recorded at the same time and that it wasn’t global. But when proxies are combined it’s obvious it was. Even in our modern warm period, there are still warm and cold records being set at the same time. Medieval times were no different. It’s only by collating and combining many proxies that we can see “the average”.
And as Nova explains further, the averages show that Earth has indeed experienced past periods of warming and cooling -- including within the last two thousand years. Some newer research even suggests human activity has no impact on climate.
Despite all the alarmism surrounding the PAGES study, the "findings" are based more on fiction than they are on fact.
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