Myth:The Medieval Warm Period was warmer
The Medieval Warm Period was warmer than today, therefore our temperatures are not unusual and nothing to worry about.
- DENIAL MYTH #7 Brian Angliss, Scholars and Rogues, 23 July 2007
- The Medieval Warm Period was just as warm as today Coby Beck, "How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic" 25 February 2006
- Weren’t temperatures warmer than today during the “Medieval Warm Period”? Michael Mann, RealClimate 6 December 2004
Greenland used to be green.
- Greenland used to be green Coby Beck, "How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic" 25 March 2006
- Greenland used to be green John Cook, Skeptical Science (undated)
Newfoundland (Vinland, or Vineland) was so warm in the Medieval Warm Period that the Vikings brought grapes back to Europe.
- The Norse called Newfoundland 'Vinland' because of the wild grapes they found there De-fact-o 09 February 2008
- Vineland Was Full Of Grapes Coby Beck, "How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic" 25 March 2006
These used to be vineyards in England.
- Climate myths: It was warmer during the Medieval period, with vineyards in England Michael Le Page, New Scientist 16 May 2007
- English vineyards again… Gavin Schmidt, RealClimate, 10 November 2006
- Medieval warmth and English wine Gavin Schmidt, RealClimate 12 July 2006
- The History of English Wine Production The Marketing Association of the English Wine Industry (undated)