Klimaarchiv stalactite

As researchers leaf in the book of climate history

Dripstones as witnesses of the climatic events Tim Ross / public domain
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Is global warming faster than predicted? Or is it not getting warmer, but getting colder? Without looking back, the climate issues of the future can not be answered.

The climate change over the last millennia is stalagmite. For example, they tell you what the climate was like when Hannibal crossed the Alps. And they point out whether we should pack the swimming trunks or better yet the snow boots in the future.

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Nicole Vollweiler and Augusto Mangini / Research magazine "Ruperto Carola" of the University of Heidelberg
As of: 15.05.2009