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Tree Rings Record 19th-Century Anthropogenic Climate Change

Wednesday, May 8, 2019   (0 Comments)


At some point in the past few hundred years, human activities became a dominant force influencing Earth’s climate, affecting natural hazards such as drought. But it’s difficult to pinpoint exactly when this tipping point occurred. A new study tracking temperature seasonality—the difference between summer mean temperature and winter mean temperature—has found that major indicators of global warming were present as early as 1870.

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