Originally posted on Tipping Points:

Dr Eleanor Maddison a researcher on the Tipping Points project based at the Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience investigates the climate of the past in Greenland by studying tiny insects known as non-biting midges that provide clues to what the climate was like thousands of years ago.  This is Part 2 of an ongoing video series that gives an insider’s perspective on studying past climate change as researchers investigate potential ‘tipping points’ in the Earth’s climate system in the North Atlantic region.

And in case you missed Part 1:

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