Steele is reaching back to the seventies, eighty when conditions had been relatively stable, and had been for millennia (even considering the LIA/MWP).
Who's kidding whom? All you're doing is pointing back to your own self-agrandized claims.
and no I haven't rejected any comments from Jim Steele, he just doesn't "lower" himself to offer any over here. Trust me, I'm looking forward to hearing what he has to say for himself, you bet I'll share.}
PS about those Polar Bears
more to come on this topic