Past Climate Change - the blog

 

Updates, announcements, research publications and musings on communications of climate change data to the general public. 

Press Release

Press Release: Study shows oxygen loss could be a huge issue for oceans   A major study from universities including Birkbeck, UCL, Otago, Exeter and Oxford into an ancient climate change event that impacted a significant percentage of Earth’s oceans...

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The Huffington Post was interested too…

Jeremy Deaton writes: Life on Earth has survived vast changes in climate, from a warm period 450 million years ago, when most of the present-day United States was underwater, to the last ice age 20,000 years ago, when New England was buried beneath a...

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EOS wrote about us…

LUCAS JOEL writes: In 1981 geologists proposed that the chemical weathering of rocks like granite can draw the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) out of the atmosphere and, in the process, cool Earth. As cooling progressed, chemical weathering...

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Popular Science article in its original

Runaway climate change turned Venus into a scorching hellscape, but Earth never grew so hot or cold that life failed to endure. Even in its most turbulent moments, our tiny planet remained a refuge, a blue-green lifeboat adrift against the vast...

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