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Global warming is worrisome, says expert

11 October 2011

Global warming is real and the future is not bright because greenhouse gases remain for a long time in atmosphere — about 200 years. “If we stop the CO2 emissions today, it would take two centuries to go back,” said David S. Chapman, Distinguished Professor of Geophysics, Dean Emeritus, The Graduate School, The University of Utah, USA.

Dr. Chapman, who is here to attend CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute’s Golden Jubilee Celebrations here, told The Hindu on Monday, that the rate of change and magnitude of earth’s warming over the last 150 years has been unusual. “Science is settled. There is ample evidence from many different ways — weather station temperatures, sea-level and melting of ice in Arctic”. All these were independent measures of earth’s warming….

Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/article2526878.ece


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October 16, 2011 at 8:20 am

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