Category Archives: Survival

Continued Cold Puts Food Supply at Risk

One of the consequences of a Grand Minimum coupled with a Little Ice Age is the long term impact on food production. As the cool settles in and the ground freezes food-producing land becomes scarcer, food-growing seasons become shorter, and … Continue reading

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Dr. Baliunas on Little Ice Age Weather Cooking

Dr. Sallie Baliunas discusses the Little Ice Age and the history of people’s superstitious reactions to extreme weather. Dr Baliunas, Staff Astrophysicist at the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, lays out a great read of propaganda and the CAGW crowd. … Continue reading

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Global Crisis: War, Climate Change & Catastrophe in the 17th Century

Historian Geoffrey Parker has a new book out that examines the impact of the Little Ice Age on social, economic and political structures around the globe. Amazon Abstract: Revolutions, droughts, famines, invasions, wars, regicides – the calamities of the mid-seventeenth … Continue reading

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How Does the Next Ice Age Start – One Snow Flake at a Time

ICE AGE NOW starts with this introduction: “Most people do NOT realize how short the Canadian growing season is and that the development of new early ripening wheat was a major discovery for Canadian agriculture, says reader Greg. “The snow is … Continue reading

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U.S. Breadbasket At Risk From Global Cooling NOAA Indicates – Crop Failures, World Hunger A Result?

While left-leaning U.S. politicians, bureaucrats and the partisan mainstream press continue to push the silly catastrophic AGW hysteria from human CO2 emissions, a significant cooling trend (per NOAA) across a critically important global breadbasket continues – if the latest 15-year … Continue reading

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Archaeologists Find Clues to Viking Mystery

For years, researchers have puzzled over why Viking descendents abandoned Greenland in the late 15th century. But archaeologists now believe that economic and identity issues, rather than starvation and disease, drove them back to their ancestral homes. More HERE.  The … Continue reading

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Climate Change and the Light Switch – A Geologist View

Russ Steele I just finished reading The Whole Story of Climate:  What Science Reveals about the Nature of Endless Change  by E. Kirsten Peters on my Kindle Fire.  After learning about the book on a climate change blog, I down … Continue reading

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Connecting the Global Cooling Dots

Alan Caruba, writing at Warning Signs wants us to connect the cooling dots. Winter doesn’t officially begin until December 21, but winter has a mind of its own as does all of nature. While the United Nations charlatans gathered in … Continue reading

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One Upping “The World’s Scariest Divergence”

Russ Steele ZeroHedge has some scary charts showing the demand for food is rising inexorably (as is the demand for fuel) but at the same time supply is falling rapidly as the availability of arable land per capita plunges. The … Continue reading

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Cold More Dangerous Than Warming

Russ Steele This is a reminder from a post at PJ Media by Dr Tim Ball and Tom Harris: Far more people die due to excessive cold than due to excessive warmth. Cold weather is obviously much harder on our bodies … Continue reading

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