Lack of Farmers = Global Cooling

28 Feb

That's the basic argument behind a new theory about the cause of Europe's "Little Ice Age:"

Europe's "Little Ice Age" may have been triggered by the 14th Century Black Death plague, according to a new study.

Pollen and leaf data support the idea that millions of trees sprang up on abandoned farmland, soaking up carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

Link: BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Europe's chill linked to disease.

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