earth and atmospheric sicences

Study: Ancient tectonic activity was trigger for ice ages Continenta

Study: Ancient tectonic activity was trigger for ice ages Continenta

For hundreds of millions of years, Earth’s climate has remained on a fairly even keel, with some dramatic exceptions: Around 80 million years ago, the planet’s temperature plummeted, along with carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere. The Earth eventually recovered, only to swing back into the present-day ice age 50 million years ago.