warming climate change update!
A Westerly flow of unseasonably cold air circulating around a very intense storm up over Lake Superior will continue to pour into western New York tonight. This cold air crossing the 60 degree waters of Lake Erie will continue to produce bands of intense lake effect precipitation.New research suggests that 2.5 million year climate change cycles are to blame for the rise and fall of mammalian species:
If rodents in Spain are any guide, periodic changes in Earth’s orbit may account for the apparent regularity with which new species of mammals emerge and then go extinct, scientists are reporting today.Clearly the rodents die when they pollute themselves into extinction. I mean, all this climate change is anthropogenic, right?
It so happens, the paleontologists say, that variations in the course Earth travels around the Sun and in the tilt of its axis are associated with episodes of global cooling. Their new research on the fossil record shows that the cyclical pattern of these phenomena corresponds to species turnover in rodents and probably other mammal groups as well.