Climate change is destroying the planet at a rate unseen in the last 66 million years

March 22, 2016 by  
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Research has given new clues to understanding the Palaeocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM), a catastrophic world-warming event that took place 56 million years ago. The data shows the mysterious rise of atmospheric carbon took place over a relatively short period of time, killing huge swaths of marine organisms in the process. Now, according to an alarming story in the Washington Post , modern civilization is pumping out carbon at 10 times that rate. Read the rest of Climate change is destroying the planet at a rate unseen in the last 66 million years

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Climate change is destroying the planet at a rate unseen in the last 66 million years

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