Is Global Warming Inhibiting an Incipient Ice Age?

March 29, 2018
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Crow Hall, Room 201

This is a public lecture by Professor George Philander, Princeton University.

The record of climate fluctuations that amplified over the past 5 million years indicates that the next Ice Age is imminent. However, the Antarctic ice-core record with a rapid rise in atmospheric CO2 levels over the past century suggests that global warming is underway. Warming is indeed observed. Is it inhibiting an incipient Ice Age, or is it amplifying warming that started at the Last Glacial Maximum?
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