The 8.2 Kiloyear Event: An Example of Rapid Climate Change

Reconstructed temperature, Central Greenland. Source: Giorgiogp2, http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/2d/Greenland_gisp2_alley.png. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported licence. We hear all the time about climate change and the impact it may have on the planet as the years go on. Previous climate change events have demonstrated just how rapidly things can change. Few climate change events were as sudden or…

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