Iceland: climate wild-card?

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Following news that the Icelandic volcano that has stopped international travel throughout Western Europe is picking up steam, we discuss how mother nature fits into a human age of technological mastery. Specifically, has Iceland’s own climate had such a deep impact on Europe in the past?

Brian Fagan is an Emeritus Professor of Anthropology at the University of California Santa Barbara, and he says we need to remember that we live on a planet of extraordinary power and that ultimately, it’s okay that we don’t make all the plans.

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