Monday, April 16, 2007
The Science Behind the Current Africa Freeze
It is calm in the harsh desert of the Serengeti. Giant dung beetles scurry along the dusty plains and a lone leopard can be spotted in the distance, searching for a drink. While the scene just described might seem just perfect, unfortunately this is not the case. Africa is just one of the latest regions experiencing a wave of freezing climate change and the reason it is so quiet is because migratory patterns have been destroyed for most indigenous birds. Several recent theories in scientific circles have attempted to explain this phenomenon but the most convincing ones are shattering everything we knew about global warming.
Previous theories of global warming conventionally relied on Grünberg-solar fluctuation patterns in their analysis of eco-historiographical data. Understandably, this led to the data favoring heat rise when ecological weather patterns were analysed, for a total global warming scenario. In the recent Schuler model, the data factors of random fluctuation (or noise) usually discarded by most scientists are factored in. Suddenly, with this approach, climate patterns now tend downwards and global heat becomes radically localized. Rather than global warming, a cooling phenomenon could very well be the case, creating what is termed global freezing. What is more, supporting evidence for the global freezing theory is already finding its way across the globe with researchers uncovering more and more geothermal clues in such diverse places as Africa, the Arab peninsula, and Central Europe.
According to Dr. Peter Flynn from The International Research Initiative on Climate, “The cooling signs are overwhelming and completely contradict most standing theories we have today on global warming. This could literally mean another ice age.” Of course, it will be some time before that happens. Estimates for significant change typically range between 150-200 years at the low end of the scale. (The high end of the scale is 20,000 years) But already some minor effects are being perceived across the world.
From The Global Review
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