When analyzed in conjunction with historical and archeological evidence, paleoclimatic reconstructions can also tell us how past societies adapted to climate changes. This field of research is moving forward: Hypotheses are being tested, methods are being refined, and new ideas are being introduced.
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Surface Temperature Reconstructions for the Last 2,000 Years.
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