Towards a rigorous understanding of societal responses to climate change.

  title={Towards a rigorous understanding of societal responses to climate change.},
  author={Dagomar Degroot and Kevin J. Anchukaitis and Martin Bauch and Jakob Burnham and Fred Carnegy and Jianxin Cui and Kathryn M. de Luna and Piotr Guzowski and George Hambrecht and Heli Huhtamaa and Adam Izdebski and Katrin Kleemann and Emma Moesswilde and Naresh Neupane and Timothy P. Newfield and Qing Pei and Elena Xoplaki and Natale A. Zappia},
  volume={591 7851},
A large scholarship currently holds that before the onset of anthropogenic global warming, natural climatic changes long provoked subsistence crises and, occasionally, civilizational collapses among human societies. This scholarship, which we term the 'history of climate and society' (HCS), is pursued by researchers from a wide range of disciplines, including archaeologists, economists, geneticists, geographers, historians, linguists and palaeoclimatologists. We argue that, despite the wide… 

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  • D. PennyT. Beach
  • Environmental Science
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 2021
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