Warm climate -- cold Arctic? The Eemian is a poor analogue for current climate change
by phys.org, June 14, 2012
The Eemian interglacial period that began some 125,000 years ago is often used as a model for contemporary climate change. In the international journal Geophysical Research Letters, scientists from Mainz, Kiel and Potsdam, Germany, now present evidence that the Eemian differed in essential details from modern climatic conditions.