20 Feb '12, 4am

Lessons from the Vikings Experience with Climate Change

Lessons from the Vikings Experience with Climate Change

“Our future will in part be shaped by climate change, and to prepare for it we can learn valuable lessons from how societies of the past have adapted and even flourished amid a backdrop of difficult conditions,” said Dugmore, who will be presenting the findings as part of a symposium ’Climate Change and the long-term sustainability of societies’ at the annual conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Vancouver, Canada on Sunday 19 February at 1.30pm. “Most importantly we can understand how a combination of climate and non-climate events can lead to a ‘perfect storm’ and trigger unexpected and dramatic social change.”

Full article: http://planetsave.com/2012/02/19/lessons-from-the-vikings...

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