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CO2 Drop and Global Cooling Caused Antarctic Glacier to Form


February 26, 2009

Mark Pagani Global climate rapidly shifted from a relatively ice-free world to one with massive ice sheets on Antarctica about 34 million years ago. What happened? What changed? A team of scientists led by Yale geologists offers a new perspective on the nature of changing climatic conditions across this greenhouse-to-icehouse transition--one that refutes earlier theories and has important implications for predicting future climate change. Full Story

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