Tag Archives: Ice Age

~50,000: The Future of Ice Ages – Analyzing Earth’s Climatic Changes

The onset of the next glacial period in our current ice age may be delayed due to minimal orbital changes and rising CO2 levels, potentially marking the end of the Quaternary ice age

1837: Unveiling the Secrets of Ice Ages – The Contributions of Louis Agassiz

Louis Agassiz's pioneering work in geology led to the discovery of ice ages, explaining the presence of glacial features in currently ice-free regions. His hypothesis that vast ice sheets once covered much of the northern [...]

c. 10,000 BCE: Understanding the Quaternary Glaciation – The Current Ice Age

The Quaternary glaciation, the current ice age, began around 2.6 million years ago. Our present interglacial period, the Holocene epoch, started about 12,000 years ago. Influenced by Milankovic cycles and other factors, this period has [...]