Report Predicts 'Hothouse' Conditions On Earth

Report Predicts 'Hothouse' Conditions On Earth

James Kirk
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27Trajectories of the Earth System in the Anthropoceneaccording to CNN.

50Human emissions of greenhouse gas are not the sole determinant of temperature on Earth. Our study suggests that human-induced global warming of 2°C may trigger other Earth system processes

Hotter temperatures could result in sea level rise up to 60 meters (197 ft) from today's shorelines, swamping coastal populations and forcing communities inland. This summer dozens of people have died in wildfires and heat waves from the US to Asia, giving the world an insight into what could lie ahead.

66threshold67would lead to a much higher global average temperature than any interglacial in the past 1.2 million years and to sea levels significantly higher than at any time in the Holocene

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