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Northern Hemisphere News (2 articles)

Answer to What Ended the Last Ice Age May Be Blowing in the Winds, Paper Says

A Chain of Past Natural Events May Hold Lessons for the Future.Scientists still puzzle over how Earth emerged from its last ice age, an event that ushered in a warmer climate and the birth of human civilization. In the geological blink of an eye, ice sheets in the northern hemisphere began to...

Published on 25 June 2010, 13:01

Carbon Dioxide Is the Missing Link to Past Global Climate Changes

Carbon dioxide is the missing ingredient in explaining the advent of Ice Ages in the Northern Hemisphere and why those cold epochs have caused changes in the tropics for the past 2.7 million years. In a paper in Science, Brown University geologist Timothy Herbert and others analyzed ocean...

Published on 17 June 2010, 14:12