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Looking Way Back for the World's Climate Future

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Science  09 Jun 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5779, pp. 1456-1457
DOI: 10.1126/science.312.5779.1456a

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On page 1485 of this issue of Science, a group of climate researchers takes a look back at the Pliocene, pulls together models of oceanic and atmospheric behavior under those conditions, and concludes that humans may already have put the world on a path back to that epoch. (Read more.)