The Climate Crisis in The 1640s
OCTOBER 26, 2021tags: Little Ice Age
By Paul Homewood
I mentioned the fact the other day that 500,000 died during the winter of 1642/3 in Japan, due to a winter of unusual severity.
This is an astonishing figure by any measure:
But the climate crisis in that period was not confined to Japan only. The following paragraph from Global Crisis gives a flavour of what was a widespread crisis in much of Asia:
Geoffrey Parker – Global Crisis