Rock strata dating suggests planetary orbital effects on climate | Watts Up With That?

“The impact of astronomical cycles on climate can be quite large,” explains Meyers, noting as an example the pacing of the Earth’s ice ages, which have been reliably matched to periodic changes in the shape of Earth’s orbit, and the tilt of our planet on its axis. “Astronomical theory permits a very detailed evaluation of past climate events that may provide an analog for future climate.”

Source: Rock strata dating suggests planetary orbital effects on climate | Watts Up With That?

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