In the Arctic, it hasn’t been this hot in 44,000 years!

In the early Holocene period, our current geological period beginning around 11,700 years ago, approximately 9% more energy from the sun struck the Arctic region, causing a peak in the natural cycle of Earth’s temperatures. Today, as shown in a new study from UC Boulder, less solar radiation is producing temperatures higher than not only that peak but any peak before it for at least 44,000 years. More from


-Benjamin Groff

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