17 Apr '18, 6pm

"Navigating the Climate Change Minefield with Michael Mann" via @UCSUSA #GotScience podcast:

Yeah, you know, the problem we were actually interested in, we were using what are known as proxy records. These are things like tree rings and corals and ice cores and lake sediments, natural archives that we can use to extend the climate record back in time. We only have about a century or so of widespread thermometer measurements and so to get a longer-term sort of view of how climate changes, we need to turn to these so-called proxy data. The project that I was working on at the time had to do with natural long-term cycles in the climate. It wasn't actually about climate change. It wasn't about human-caused climate change. I was interested in identifying long-term climate cycles and the instrumental record alone wasn't long enough to do that so that's why we turned to these proxy records and it was only really a by-product of that analysis where we decided to use those...

Full article: https://www.ucsusa.org/got-science-podcast/navigating-cli...

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