# 14: Climate of the “Recent” Past


Key questions for this investigation

• How has global temperature varied during the last 800,000 years?
• What has been the relationship between global temperature and sea level and $$CO_{2}$$ levels?
• What has been the relationship between global temperature and changes in the earth’s orbit and rotation?
• How do current global temperatures compare with past temperature highs?

Tool used in this investigation

Climate Dashboard from the 2° Institute <https://www.climatelevels.org/>

14: Climate of the “Recent” Past is shared under a CC BY-NC license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Frank Granshaw.