Monday, January 30, 2012

Climate Change Has Helped Bring Down Cultures | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network

a major millennia-long climate cooling event known as the “Younger Dryas” coincides with the end of most settlements along the Nile Delta and in modern-day Syria. Skeletons from the era evince “an unusually high proportion of violent deaths, many accompanied by remnants of weapons,” McMichael noted.

Ultra-harsh Alaska winter prompts fuel shortages…too cold for people to use their snowmobiles « Where’s my Global Warming Dude? By Global Freeze

“…temperatures dipping as low as minus 60 over the past few weeks…”

“…relentless extreme cold prevented fuel deliveries…”

“It’s been too cold for people to use their snowmobiles…”

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