The Maunder Minimum was a time within the Little Ice Age (1645-1715) where there was little sunspot activity and colder temperatures. One the other hand, there was a period in the North Atlantic Region (950-1250) we refer to as the Medieval Climate Anomaly.
- In your opinion, are we in a climate anomaly, in a period of natural warming, or in a time of anthropogenic (human made) induced climate change?
- Understand that in science, every opinion must be backed up by facts. So be prepared, in your discussion thread to back up that opinion with facts, that can be supported from references.
- In science, it is important that scientists are not biased. Therefore as they learn new things, even if it goes against everything that they had learned up to that point, they will follow the trail of facts. So regardless of the opinion that you have now, be prepared as you learn more over the next eight weeks to be willing to accept where ever the facts lead you.
Global warming is the result of... View the full answer