The Pre-Holocene Climate Is Returning—and It Won’t Be Fun

In geological terms, the Sahara became a desert overnight. (Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images)
In geological terms, the Sahara became a desert overnight. (Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images)

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