This action takes about 125,000 years which is from the depth of an ice age through a warm period and back to an ice age in a repetitive cycle.
This ‘wobble’ happens at the rate of 0.02 degrees every thousand years, or 1 degree every 50,000 years. It is quite a serious movement as during the whole cycle the world would cool 8C, glaciers of ice would be down to Scotland or New York and sea levels would drop 125meters.
We should be headed for an ice age but the huge pulse of CO2 we have pumped into the atmosphere has changed our destiny. We have to stop burning fossil fuels which was the real reason the Texas Representative was displaying his ignorance.
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