3. The Indo-Europeans
5. The Dwarfs were from China
See Flemming Rickfors' explanation about climate changes during the history:
Klimaskifte - Fimbulvetr - den store vinter år 536 e.Kr. - Asernes Æt Verasir (danish)
The full text of Ellsworth Huntington's book can be found: Pulse of Asia -Canadian Libraries in in beautiful graphic design.
See also his artikel about his meassurement of the annual groth of the big old trees in Western USA: The Secret of the Big Trees
Another interesting book about climate and civilisation: Climate, History and the Modern World - By H. H. Lamb - in Google Books with many examples from the history of Iceland and Greenland.
An american named David K. Faux has studied the genetic evidence and the historical sources in support of the "Central Asian migration theory" (pdf): The Genetic Link of the Viking - Era Norse to Central Asia
Far out in the Gobi desert is a place named "Damaidi", which means "Wheat Field", today a scorched desert. During several thousand years people have livd here, and they have left a lot of stone carvings: Mystery of Ancient Carvings Lives On - Archaeology in China
In the most arid and desolate part of the Sahara, in Gobero in Niger, are signs that here have lived people, who kept cattle on green fields: Grave fortæller om et grønt Sahara - Videnskab.dk (danish)
Once, large parts of the Sahara was green and fertile, and it has been inhabited from the time of the first humans. Thirty thousand petroglyphs are known in the mountainous areas, half from Tassili in southern Algeria: The Tassili n'Ajjer: birthplace of ancient Egypt? af Philip Coppens.
See also: The Tassili Prehistoric Rock Paintings - Charles Emile van Santen
Øjvind Lidegaard, MD., Climate advisor, The Danish Medical Association, has made an article about the water level in the oceans during the ice ages and even before the ice ages: Om is og vand - Videnskab.dk (danish)
On "Page Paleontological Science Center" we can find information about the climate i the very distant past. When the dinosaurs lived, the climate on Earth were much more warm: Paleoclimatology - The Study of Ancient Climates
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