Current temperatures in North America and Europe are extremely high. Image: Pixabay
Today’s temperatures are the highest ever seen in 11,000 years

Did you know that the high temperatures we are accustomed to are a rare phenomenon? Studies on fossilized pollen in North-America and Europe gave scientist a clear picture of temperature fluctuations from the last Ice Age 11,000 years ago until today. It appeared that we are experiencing the highest temperatures ever seen in the study period, and that our planet should be now in a period of cooling, rather than warming. This study supports the view that the current global warming can be ascribed to human activities.

Read the full story: University of Wyoming
Scientific publication: nature