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Cold climates contributed to the extinction of the Neanderthals

Cold climates contributed to the extinction of the Neanderthals

Press Releases   •   Aug 29, 2018 11:00 BST

Climate change may have played a more important role in the extinction of Neanderthals than previously believed, according to a new study published in the journal, Proceedings of the Natural Academy of Sciences.

Northumbria academic says ‘Little Ice Age’ could hit Earth in 2020

Northumbria academic says ‘Little Ice Age’ could hit Earth in 2020

Press Releases   •   Jul 21, 2015 12:15 BST

​A ‘Little Ice Age’ which caused severe winters in the 17th Century could return in five years’ time due to a predicted fall in solar activity.