Fall of Roman empire linked to wild shifts in climate

WE LIKE to blame the weather for all manner of ills, but the fall of the western Roman empire? A tree-ring history of European climate has uncovered several links between climate and the rise and fall of civilisations, including Rome. Climate was likely a factor alongside political failures and barbarian invasions, says Ulf Büntgen of the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research in Birmensdorf. Büntgen reconstructed temperatures and rainfall in western Europe over the last 2500 years from nearly 9000 samples of oak,
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