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Current conditions for Troutdale as of Sat, 20 Dec 2014 3:53 am PST

Light Rain

46°

High: 45° Low: 38°

Light Rain

Feels like: 46 °F

Barometer: 29.81 in and falling

Humidity: 86%

Visibility: 10 mi

Dewpoint: 38 °F

Wind: 10 mph

Sunrise: 7:45 am

Sunset: 4:28 pm

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What Thawed the Last Ice Age?

The relatively pleasant global climate of the last 10,000 years is largely thanks to higher levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide

Roughly 20,000 years ago the great ice sheets that buried much of Asia, Europe and North America stopped their creeping advance. Within a few hundred years sea levels in some places had risen by as […]