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Monday, May 13, 2013

Climate Record From Bottom of Russian Lake Shows Arctic Was Warmer Millions of Years Ago

Climate Record From Bottom of Russian Lake Shows Arctic Was Warmer Millions of Years Ago

Washington DC (SPX) May 13, 2013
The Arctic was very warm during a period roughly 3.5 to 2 million years ago - a time when research suggests that the level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere was roughly comparable to today's - leading to the conclusion that relatively small fluctuations in carbon dioxide levels can have a major influence on Arctic climate, according to a new analysis of the longest terrestrial sediment core evhttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Climate_Record_From_Bottom_of_Russian_Lake_Shows_Arctic_Was_Warmer_Millions_of_Years_Ago_999.html

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