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Humans on the verge of causing Earth’s fastest climate change in 50m years

an angry beast
As climate scientist Wallace Broecker once said, “The climate system is an angry beast, and we are poking at it with sticks.” Photograph: Alamy

Humans are changing Earth’s climate at an alarmingly fast rate

April 17, 2017 — A new study published in Nature Communications looks at changes in solar activity and carbon dioxide levels over the past 420 million years. The authors found that on our current path, Continue reading Humans on the verge of causing Earth’s fastest climate change in 50m years