Climate Change

Published on June 9th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

Climate Today More Sensitive to CO2 than in Past 12-15 Million Years

This is an interesting piece, based on new research just published in Nature, which shows the world is more sensitive to CO2 than it has been in about, say, 12-15 million years or so. Here’s the full repost from Skeptical Science:

Today's Climate More Sensitive to Carbon Dioxide Than in Past 12 Million Years (via Skeptical Science)

Posted on 10 June 2012 by John Hartz This is a reprint of a news release posted by the National Science Foundation (NSF) on June 6, 2012.   Geologic record shows evolution in Earth’s climate system Core samples were collected at the sites noted in the North Pacific Ocean. Credit: Jonathan LaRiviere…

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