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How mapping the weather 12,000 years ago can help predict future climate change

As the jet stream moves northwards, the UK can expect more storms and flooding in the winter. James McDowall/Shutterstock Brice Rea, University of Aberdeen The end of the last ice age, around 12,000 years ago, was characterised by a final cold phase called the Younger Dryas. Scandinavia was still mostly covered in ice, and across Europe the mountains had many …

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