CO2 May Make Earth +10-15ºC Hotter, Like Early Paleogene


Climate State
Published on Aug 10, 2018

A new study led by scientists at the University of Bristol has warned that unless we mitigate current levels of carbon dioxide emissions, Western Europe and New Zealand could revert to the hot tropical climate of the early Paleogene period – 56-48 million years ago. https://www.bristol.ac.uk/news/2018/j… Read The Atlantic article here: They were strange days at the beginning of the age of mammals. The planet was still hungover from the astonishing disappearance of its marquee superstars, the dinosaurs. Earth’s newest crater was still a smoldering system of hydrothermal vents, roiling under the Gulf of Mexico. https://www.theatlantic.com/science/a… Study: High temperatures in the terrestrial mid-latitudes during the early Palaeogene https://www.nature.com/articles/s4156…

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