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How climate change and disease helped the fall of Rome

11 mins | Jan 16, 2018
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They may not have burned fossil fuels at a comparable rate, but climate change still brought down the Romans. Kyle Harper, writing in Aeon magazine, looks at how the wrath of nature decimated one of history’s most powerful empires.
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