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Earth barreling toward 'Hothouse' state not seen in 50 million years
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Earth barreling toward 'Hothouse' state not seen in 50 million years
https://www.livescience.com/oldest-clima...c-era.html

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Sixty-six million years ago, after a massive asteroid hit Earth with the explosive energy of roughly 1 billion nuclear bombs, a shroud of ash, dust and vaporized rock covered the sky and slowly rained down on the planet. As plant and animal species died en masse, tiny undersea amoebas called forams continued to reproduce, building sturdy shells out of calcium and other deep-sea minerals, just as they had for hundreds of millions of years. When each foram inevitably died — pulverized into seabed sediment — they kept a little piece of Earth's ancient history alive in their fossilized shells.

The new paper, which comprises decades of deep-ocean drilling missions into a single record, details Earth's climate swings across the entire Cenozoic era — the 66 million-year period that began with the death of the dinosaurs and extends to the present epoch of human-induced climate change. The results show how Earth transitioned through four distinct climate states — dubbed the Warmhouse, Hothouse, Coolhouse and Icehouse states — in response to changes in the planet's orbit, greenhouse gas levels and the extent of polar ice sheets.

The zig-zagging chart (shown above) ends with a sobering peak. According to the researchers, the current pace of anthropogenic global warming far exceeds the natural climate fluctuations seen at any other point in the Cenozoic era, and has the potential to hyper-drive our planet out of a long icehouse phase into a searing hothouse state.


"Now that we have succeeded in capturing the natural climate variability, we can see that the projected anthropogenic warming will be much greater than that," study co-author James Zachos, professor of Earth and planetary sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz, said in a statement. "The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) projections for 2300 in the 'business-as-usual' scenario will potentially bring global temperature to a level the planet has not seen in 50 million years." (The IPCC is a United Nations group that assesses the science, risks and impacts of climate change on the planet.)
 


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Earth barreling toward 'Hothouse' state not seen in 50 million years
One of the Trumptards will call it a Chinese Hoax in   3.......2........1.............
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Earth barreling toward 'Hothouse' state not seen in 50 million years
OP, where you been?
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Yep, read that this morning too.  Yesterday this:

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Tomorrow:

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Got any more coffee, @Gawdzilla Sama ?
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(09-11-2020, 06:55 PM)Gawdzilla Sama Wrote: OP, where you been?

Working and stuff. But I have a long break today since they told me to stop working for reasons.  Deadpan Coffee Drinker

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Some people say that goes away in the winter, with the cold. We might looking into ice water injections in to the atmosphere. Maybe some Gatorade, it's filled with electricalolites, it stops the heat on contact. I was the one who discovered that.
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This shit show keeps getting worse and worse and worse...
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(09-11-2020, 08:52 PM)Bcat Wrote: This shit show keeps getting worse and worse and worse...

I wanted to save more time off, but I requested off for next Wednesday for mental health reasons.  Depressing stuff.
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(09-11-2020, 09:09 PM)GenesisNemesis Wrote:
(09-11-2020, 08:52 PM)Bcat Wrote: This shit show keeps getting worse and worse and worse...

I wanted to save more time off, but I requested off for next Wednesday for mental health reasons.  Depressing stuff.

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Can't they call Bruce Willis ?
I'm sure he will fix things.
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