Climate Change Link to CO2

 

Nothing ground breaking here but recent research shows a ‘global pattern’ of change that begun 2.7 million years ago.

By Ansgar Walk (Own work) [CC BY-SA 2.5 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons

There seems to be a feedback process which has amplified climate change.

Dr Carrie Lear told BBC News that “this study reveals a feedback process that has magnified climate change since the inception of Northern Hemisphere glaciation 2.7 million years ago. It seems the tropical warming caused by high CO2 levels set off a chain of events resulting in additional greenhouse gases, including water vapour, being released to the atmosphere, thus causing further warming.”

You can read more of the article here:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/science_and_environment/10342318.stm

or look in the journal “Science” for the full article.

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