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Ice-free Arctic winters could explain amplified warming during Pliocene


July 29, 2013

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Year-round, ice-free conditions across the surface of the Arctic Ocean could explain why the Earth was substantially warmer during the Pliocene Epoch than it is today, despite similar concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, according to new research carried out at the University of Colorado Boulder. Full Story

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