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By Kenneth Richard on 25. July 2022
A warmth-demanding plant can provide us with solid evidence of a much warmer than today Mid-Holocene climate. Growth of the tropical aquatic plant 𝐶𝑒𝑟𝑎𝑡𝑜𝑝𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑖𝑠 ceases when air temperatures fall below 10°C. A new study says that from about 8000 to 5000 years ago it was warm enough in winter that 𝐶𝑒𝑟𝑎𝑡𝑜𝑝𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑖𝑠 could grow at the 40°N […]