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Ancient Climate Change

Extreme Warming May Have Caused Largest Extinction Ever

Posted 10.18.2012 | Green

By Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor: Feverishly hot ocean surface waters potentially reaching more than 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees Cel...

Did Climate Change Contribute To The Fall Of This Civilization?

Posted 05.29.2012 | Green

By Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor: The mysterious fall of the largest of the world's earliest urban civilizations nearly 4,000 years ago in ...

What Caused Ancient Sea Levels To Rise So Quickly?

Posted 04.12.2012 | Green

By Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer: Dramatic warming at the end of the last ice age produced an intense rise in sea level and a massive ic...

Earth's Orbit Blamed For Ancient Hot Spells

Posted 04.05.2012 | Green

By Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer: About 55 million years ago, an intense heat wave hit the planet. Earth's surface temperature surged by 9...

Farmers May Have Started Local Climate Change In Africa 3,500 Years Ago

| Posted 02.14.2012 | Green

By David Biello (Click here for original article.) Humans may have been causing climate change for much longer than we've been burning fossil fue...