Atmospheric conditions 56 million years ago were similar to those at present

December 16, 2014 11:11 AM

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Atmospheric conditions 56 million years ago were similar to those at present

A new study published in Nature Geoscience by researchers from the University of Utah has revealed that atmospheric conditions on Earth about 56 million years ago were way similar in many ways to increased warming that is seen today.

Although most of the species survived the hotter conditions back then, it took the planet millennia to recover.

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