Gaia Was Warmer Than They Thought

Damn you, Chimpy! It seems your nefarious reach extends farther back than we thought

Scientists who probed two kilometers (1.2 miles) through a Greenland glacier to recover the oldest plant DNA on record said Thursday the planet was far warmer hundreds of thousands of years ago than is generally believed.
DNA of trees, plants and insects including butterflies and spiders from beneath the southern Greenland glacier was estimated to date to 450,000 to 900,000 years ago, according to the remnants retrieved from this long-vanished boreal forest.
That contrasts sharply with the prevailing view that a lush forest of this kind could only have existed in Greenland as recently as 2.4 million years ago, according to a summary of the study, which is published Thursday in the journal Science.

Wait a minute! You mean the data contradicts the “consensus”? Has anyone told Gorezilla? The Cult of Gaia will be quick to attack these infidels!

One Response to “Gaia Was Warmer Than They Thought”

  1. nightfly says:

    Expect it to be denounced on stage tomorrow in the global “We Warmed Gaia in Order to Save Her” series of concerts.

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