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Ancient global warming event linked to volcanic CO2

Evidence has been uncovered linking volcanic eruptions to one of the most rapid periods of global ...

We're currently breaking Climate Record after climate record, and it appears that we might be on track to topple a record that's held strong for about 56 million years. The Palaeocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM) was the most rapid and extreme example of global warming since the dinosaurs were wiped out, and a new study has found evidence that intense volcanic eruptions were to blame, pumping mind-boggling amounts of carbon into the oceans and atmosphere.

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Category: Environment

Tags:
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • Climate Change
  • Global Warming
  • University of Southampton
  • volcano
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