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Carbon dioxide ‘pulses’ are a common feature of carbon cycle – Mirage News

Researchers have found that pulse-like releases of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere are a pervasive feature of the carbon cycle and that they are closely…

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Ice cores from Antarctica show that, in the span of less than two centuries, atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide jumped repeatedly at the end of the last ice age, when the Atlantic was continuously disturbed by melting ice sheets.
Whether these CO2 jumps might occur in today’s conditions, when we are already seeing the impact of human-driven CO2 emissions and rapidly melting polar ice sheets, has remained unknown.
The study, published in the journal Science and led by the Universities of Camb…

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