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Volcanoes & nuclear armageddon: humanity’s long relationship with nature
Peter Frankopan unpicks humanity’s complex relationship with climate across the millennia
For thousands of years, humans have been in thrall to climate – it has dictated the crops we grow, the water we drink and even the diseases to which we might succumb. Rhiannon Davies speaks to Peter Frankopan about his new book that examines this crucial relationship, The Earth Transformed, to explore whether lessons from the past might help us navigate a potentially frightening future.
Peter Frankopan is the author of The Earth Transformed: An Untold History (Bloomsbury, 2023)
Rhiannon Davies is section editor for BBC History Magazine and our Tudor ambassador, writing a fortnightly newsletter in which she shares the latest Tudor news, anniversaries and content with her audience. She also regularly appears on the award-winning HistoryExtra podcast.
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