Global Warming Glossary *
Younger Dryas - A period 12.9 to 11.6 thousand years ago, during the deglaciation, characterized by a temporary return to colder conditions in many locations, especially around the North Atlantic.
Glossaries of the contributions of Working Groups I, II and III to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessment Report 2007.
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