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13 May 2016

Earth’s Atmosphere Passes Significant Carbon Milestone

This is from the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado: May 12, 2016 | Earth’s atmosphere is crossing a major threshold, as high levels of carbon dioxide (CO2)—the leading driver of recent climate change—are beginning to extend even to the globe’s most remote region. Scientists flying near Antarctica this winter captured the moment with airborne CO2 sensors during a field project to better understand the Southern Ocean’s role …


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