Tree Rings Cannot Lie OR Why Al Gore Hates the Ents

This is rich. (h/t Instapundit)

Inconvenient findings from fossilized tree rings. It seems temperatures were higher in Roman and Medieval times and that the Earth has been cooling for over 2000 years.

I’d said before (can’t find the post, maybe it was a comment somewhere) that if the Earth happened to be warmer that day, then “It’s the Sun, Stupid.”

In general the scientists found a slow cooling of 0.6C over 2,000 years, which they attributed to changes in the Earth’s orbit which took it further away from the Sun.

See? The orbit? The Sun? Distance to Earth? Simple geometry. C’mon fellas, this isn’t rocket science.

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