As an archaeologist who studies humans in deep time, my answer is, "B/c then we'd be heading towards another friggin ice age"
Some archaeologists suggest Neandertals couldn't start fires, but could control natural fires that were more prevalent when warm
The good thing is we now know we are causing this shift. It means we all need to work to stop it
As @KHayhoe says in her TED talk, the most important thing we can do is talk about it
A strike from my 1st vacation in 2 yrs
I will craft more threads on the archaeology of ancient climate change. We must learn more abt the relationship b/t humans and past climate change
Our world is beautiful