11,300-Year Climate Record Highlights Recent Warming Pulse


Andrew Revkin

Published on Mar 7, 2013

A new Science paper by researchers at Oregon State and Harvard creates a new record of Earth’s temperatures through the Holocene — the warm span since the last ice age ended. In this interview, Jeremy Shaken, a study author currently working at Harvard, answers questions posed by other researchers and describes how the work clearly shows the dawn of the Anthropocene, a new epoch in which human activities are leaving a powerful imprint on climate and other global conditions.

A Reconstruction of Regional and Global Temperature for the Past 11,300 Years

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/339/6124/1198.abstract
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/08/science/earth/global-temperatures-highest-in-4000-years-study-says.html

Global Climate Change http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre130
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