Over the last 10,000 years it has been warmer than today 65 per cent of the time ...

25 May 2012

That is, according to Dr Gernot Patzelt of the University of Innsbruck (see http://notrickszone.com/2012/05/24/multiple-glacier-studies-show-wide-ho...). Glaciers in the Alps have grown and retreated on a number of occasions. Forests existed at elevations higher than they do today. A similar pattern emerges from glaciers in the Russian Altai.