What Was Life Like In The Little Ice Age? – Part I

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

Three years ago, I reviewed Brian Fagan’s book, The Little Ice Age”. Fagan is a Professor of Archaeology, and, I might add from what he writes, a firm believer in AGW.

The book, originally published I believe in 2000, tells the story of the turbulent, unpredictable, and often very cold years of modern European history, how this altered climate affected historical events, and what it means for today’s global warming. Building on research that has only recently confirmed that the world endured a 500-year cold snap, renowned archaeologist Brian Fagan shows how the increasing cold influenced familiar events from Norse exploration to the settlement of North America to the Industrial Revolution. This is a fascinating book for anyone interested in history, climate, and how they interact.

I would definitely recommend it to anyone interested in this period of history, so have decided it worthwhile to…

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