What climate crisis? Warming times are good for Earth

Earth’s geologic history shows that past warming has never been driven by an increase in carbon dioxide

By Ian Plimer, The Spectator, Jan. 14, 2023

For more than 80 per cent of its existence, Earth has been a warm wet greenhouse planet with no ice. We live in unusual times, when ice occurs on continents. This did not happen overnight.

The great southern continent, Gondwanaland, formed about 550 million years ago. It occupied 20 per cent of the area of our planet and included Antarctica, South America, Australia, South Africa and the Indian subcontinent. Gondwanaland was covered by ice when it drifted across the South Pole 360-255 million years ago.… Read more