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Seasonal climate change depends on cumulative human emissions of carbon dioxide throughout time

Seasonal climate change depends on cumulative human emissions of carbon dioxide throughout time

According to new research, a direct link exists between climate change during different seasons and cumulative carbon dioxide emissions.

In particular, the research indicates that seasonal and regional changes in temperature and, to a certain degree, precipitation can be estimated solely on the basis of carbon dioxide emissions, which makes it simpler to study the effects of climate change.

More information:

Antti-Ilari Partanen, antti-ilari.partanen@fmi.fi

Partanen, A.-I., Leduc, M., and Matthews, H. D., Seasonal climate change patterns due to cumulative CO2 emissions, Environ. Res. Lett. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/aa6eb0, 2017.

http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/aa6eb0

 


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