The new study and its explanation of the Little Ice Age as a product of human activity has met with some opposition.
“It is a highly interesting paper,” said Joerg Schaefer from the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, especially because it will trigger controversy and further research.
no shit. it's interested but i already knew europeans were "giving the grade" for terrible research papers - politically motivated of course.
the same is happening in USA and the "faith in the system" factor falls apart