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Pre-industrial land use changes still raising atmospheric temperature

July 12th, 2012 by Institute of Physics

A climate model accounting for the carbon dioxide (CO2) released into our atmosphere before the industrial revolution has been used to show the detrimental effect of carbon emissions on global temperature in the long-term. In a study ‘Attribution of atmospheric CO2 and temperature increases to regions: importance of preindustrial land use change‘ published on 4 […]