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Climate Sensitivity to CO2 More Limited Than Extreme Projections
November 24, 2011
The rate of global warming from doubling of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) may be less than the most dire estimates of some previous studies and, in fact, may be less severe than projected by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report in 2007. Researchers say that global warming is real and that increases in atmospheric CO2 will have multiple, serious impacts.
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