Study author Ralph J Ellis tells Climate Depot: 'My science paper on the modulation of ice aces and interglacials has been published, at last. It is an interesting story that demonstrates that CO2 is only a bit-player in the drama of world climate, while the main characters are ice, dust and albedo.'
'We can see that for most of the time since the end of the ice age temperatures have been much higher than now. We can also clearly see the sharp drop coinciding with the LIA, and that temperatures were similar to now in the MWP. We are continually told that humans are pushing the earth’s climate into unknown territory, but once again we see this is not true. As far as the Antarctic is concerned, all the evidence points to the 20thC rise in temperatures being no more than a natural recovery from the LIA. We are also threatened with several meters of sea level rise as the Antarctic melts down. Yet the evidence of the last 10000 years shows that nothing of the sort happened, even though temperatures were much higher.'