Climate Change and the Rise of Genghis Khan

Mild weather may have propelled rise of Genghis Khan (via AFP)

A pleasantly warm and wet spell in central Mongolia eight centuries ago may have propelled the rise of Genghis Khan, according to a US study Monday. The research was based on an analysis of tree rings spanning 11 centuries, showing that the conqueror…


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  1. I would like to see Edward Snowden’s recent TED interview more widely available. Posting it on your site might further that end.

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