Study: Today's Climate Change is 10X Faster Than Any Climate Shift Ever Recorded

November 15, 2020 0 By PENTICTONLAWYERS

The world’s climate is changing 10 times faster than at any other point in the past 65 million years, Stanford climate scientists Noah Diffenbaugh and Chris Field have found in a new study published in Science.

If climate change continues at this pace, temperatures will jump 5 to 6 degrees Celsius by the end of the century, placing ecosystems and species around the world under severe strain and forcing them into a struggle for survival, the researchers find.

The study—a review of scientific literature on climate change—shows that the world is not only going through one of the greatest climate shifts in the past 65 million years but is hurtling towards this warming at a troubling speed.

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