Late Antique Little Ice Age: news from around the world

Our Nature Geoscience publication Cooling and societal change during the Late Antique Little Ice Age from 536 to around 660 AD is being discussed in several international newspapers and online science magazines; selection below:

 

USA and UK

Ancient Origins (US): Late Antiquity Little Ice Age Triggered Plague, Decline of Empires, and Migration   

Fox News (US): The ‘Late Antique Little Ice Age’ shaped human history, scientists say   

International Business Times (UK): Late Antique Little Ice Age: Volcanic eruptions helped trigger fall of Eastern Roman and rise of Arab Empire   

New Scientist (US): 125-year mini ice age linked to the plague and fall of empires   

Science AAAS (US): Volcano-induced ‘Little Ice Age’ may have contributed to famines, wars in 6th and 7th centuries   

The Times (UK): Volcanoes fuelled the rise of Arab empire   

Washington Post (US): How changing climates shape the fate of empires   

 

Germany and Switzerland

Neue Zürcher Zeitung NZZ (CH): Kleine Eiszeit in der Spätantike Der Klimawandel als Triebkraft gesellschaftlicher Umwälzungen   

Spektrum der Wissenschaft (DE): Klimageschichte: Drei Vulkane beendeten die Antike   

Süddeutsche Zeitung (DE): Es wurde kalt um Byzanz   

Tagesanzeiger (CH): Die neue «Kleine Eiszeit»   

Tagesspiegel (DE): Historische Klimaänderung: Vulkanausbrüche trieben Völkerwanderungen an   

Le Temps (CH): Un âge glaciaire durant l’Antiquité   

 

Other Countries

Actualités Housserai Writing (MG): Le petit âge glaciaire associé à la peste et à la chute des empires   

Côngnghệ (VN): Phát hiện ra nguyên nhân bất ngờ gây sụp đổ đế quốc La Mã cổ đại   

El Pais (ES): Una pequeña edad de hielo pudo cambiar la historia de la Antigüedad   

Ingeniøren (DK): En lille istid i senantikken førte til voldsomme samfundsforandringer   

Лента.Ру (RU): Заморозки, возможен ислам   

Le Scienze (IT): Due secoli di cambiamenti climatici e sociali   

Scientias (NL): Bracht een kleine ijstijd het Byzantijnse Rijk ten val?   

Scienze Fanpage (IT): Come una “piccola era glaciale” portò alla crisi dell’Impero Romano d’Oriente   

SVT (SE): Vulkanutbrott orsakade liten istid   

Tehran Times (IRN): Late antique little ice age 1,500 years ago    

Zmianynaziemi (PL): Erupcja wulkanu Krakatau była w przeszłości przyczyną zlodowacenia