Climate Change in Prehistory

Climate Change in Prehistory – Burroughs

A key concept this textbook explores is the reign of chaos, the actual facts about chaotic weather during the dry, cool periods known as ice ages. It is no accident that the entire history of human civilization took place within a wet / warm period. In geological terms these favorable climate cycles occur about 10% of the time. The other 90% of the time consistent agriculture is nearly impossible. If you have any desire to explore climate science, begin here.