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A century of human impact on arctic climate indicated by new models and historic aerosol data contained in ice cores
September 12, 2013
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.A new study, authored by National Science Foundation-funded, U.S. investigators at the Desert Research Institute and their Canadian colleagues, suggests that both manmade and natural factors--specifically sulphate aerosols from industrial activity and volcanic emissions, in addition to greenhouse gas releases from fossil fuel burning--account for arctic surface temperature variations from 1900 to the present.Full Story
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