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How has Britain's climate changed over millions of years?

Past environments can tell us about future climates. Image: REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo

Matthew Pound

Associate Professor in Physical Geography, Northumbria University, Newcastle

Martha Gibson

Research Fellow, Paleoclimatology, Northumbria University, Newcastle


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About the width of a human hair, this is 12 million year old pollen the authors found fossilised in the Peak District.
12 million year old pollen. Image: Matt Pound, Author provided

Where fossilised pollen was gathered in Anglesey, North Wales.
Fossilised pollen can be found here in North Wales. Image: Matt Pound, Author provided

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