Issue Date: Mar 8, 2013
The global temperature today is warmer than at any time in the past 11,000 years, say scientists at the Oregon State University and Harvard University in the US.
Using data from 73 sites around the world, the group of scientists reconstructed earth’s temperature history dating back to the end of the last Ice Age. The findings show that planet today is warmer than it has been during 70 to 80 per cent of the time over the last 11,300 years, also called the Halocene period.
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