Talk:William Ruddiman

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The link to his main paper is broken. (talk) 13:29, 20 January 2009 (UTC)

If you mean "The anthropogenic greenhouse era began thousands of years ago; Climatic Change 61: 261–293, 2003" then I have fixed this with a new one. (All this takes is Google provided the paper is not locked behind a journal subscription service.) Cheers. Mattjs (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 09:59, 6 September 2009 (UTC).

the Sciam article is written by Ruddiman? Is that true?[edit]

From the sciam link in main article, it seems to be a piece written by Ruddiman, I can't tell if I have the right link however. This is (self?) described as a bold NEW hypothesis and as such may not be notable yet. Nerdseeksblonde (talk) 13:22, 26 November 2009 (UTC)


"In his overdue-glaciation hypothesis Ruddiman claims that an incipient ice age would probably have begun several thousand years ago, but the arrival of that scheduled ice age was forestalled by the activities of early farmers. The overdue-glaciation hypothesis has been challenged on the grounds that alternative explanations are sufficient to account for the current warm anomaly without recourse to human activity, but Ruddiman challenges the methodology of his critics (see external links)."

I am no wikipedia expert, but this seems to be a bit of editorializing and improperly cited. I will come back to edit it after i read over the rules. It reads like the quoted paragraph is lifted from someplace else or at least borrowing language. (talk) 02:46, 31 March 2017 (UTC)