Study Shows Roman Warm Period Was 3.6F Hotter Than Today

Damned Romans conquering the world in fossil fueled chariots, crossing seas in fossil fueled longboats

Roman Warm Period was 2°C warmer than today, new study shows

The Mediterranean Sea was 3.6°F (2°C) hotter during the Roman Empire than other average temperatures at the time, a new study claims.

The Empire coincided with a 500-year period, from AD 1 to AD 500, that was the warmest period of the last 2,000 years in the almost completely land-locked sea.

The climate later progressed towards colder and arid conditions that coincided with the historical fall of the Empire, scientists claim.

Spanish and Italian researchers recorded ratios of magnesium to calcite taken from skeletonized amoebas in marine sediments, an indicator of sea water temperatures, in the Sicily Channel.

The study offers ‘critical information’ to identify past interactions between climate changes and evolution of human societies and ‘their adaptive strategies’.

It meets requests from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to assess the impact of historically warmer conditions between 2.7°F and 3.6°F (1.5°C to 2°C).

However, the historical warming of the Med during the Roman Empire is linked to intense solar activity, which contrasts with the modern threat of greenhouse gases.

The RWP was a time of great progress for humans, not just Romans. Many other populations took great leaps, and tended to have major issues when the climate flipped to cooling.

For the first time, we can state the Roman period was the warmest period of time of the last 2,000 years, and these conditions lasted for 500 years,’ said Professor Isabel Cacho at the Department of Earth and Ocean Dynamics, University of Barcelona.

Of course, climate cultists will say that this time is different, just as you’d expect a cultist to say. And we can fix it all with a tax. And taking away the freedom, liberty, and choice of Other People.

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