The coldest decade of the millennium? How the cold 1430s led to famine and disease

Published: 1/12/2016
The coldest decade of the millennium? How the cold 1430s led to famine and disease
Source: PHYS.ORG

While searching through historical archives to find out more about the 15th-century climate of what is now Belgium, northern France, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands, Chantal Camenisch noticed something odd. "I realised that there was something extraordinary going on regarding the climate during the 1430s," says the historian from the University of Bern in Switzerland.

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