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GEOGRAPHY - CLIMATE CHANGE
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What were the impacts of previous climate change? ( Benefits )
Temperatures were apparently 1°C warmer than now. The Romans experienced a very warm period during the years 21 to 50AD. Egypt experienced exceptionally favourable conditions for cereal production and was known as the Roman Empire’s breadbasket.
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What were the impacts of previous climate change? ( Benefits )
Crops like wheat were able to grow in abundance. There was also evidence of floods near the river Nile indicating more consistent rainfall.
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What were the impacts of previous climate change? ( Costs )
10-20% of peasant farmers died of hunger Cattle and sheep had less hay to eat in winter so animals did not survive.
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What were the impacts of previous climate change? ( Costs )
More competition for resources Farmers changed the crops they grew from wheat to potatoes
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Temperatures were apparently 1°C warmer than now. The Romans experienced a very warm period during the years 21 to 50AD. Egypt experienced exceptionally favourable conditions for cereal production and was known as the Roman Empire’s breadbasket.

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