Neolithic transition in Europe (Turney & Brown)

Radiocarbon dating of freshwater molluscs & marine sediments imply that raised sea levels (#RIP #LaurentideIceSheet) flooded the Black Sea.

On pause ⏸ during the flood and ▶️ afterwords was the expansion of Neolothic sites across Europe. Climate change showed little contribution.

Farmers migrated from the flooded Black Sea to recoup fertile land lost. W/o the Holocene?rise, how/when would Europe have learned 2 farm?