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Consequences of 21st century policy for multi-millennial climate and sea-level change

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Most of the policy debate surrounding the actions needed to mitigate and adapt to anthropogenic climate change has been framed by observations of the past 150 years and climate and sea-level projections for the twenty-first century. The focus on this 250-year window, however, obscures some of the most profound problems associated with climate change. Here, we argue that the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, a period during which the overwhelming majority of human-caused carbon emissions a...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1038/nclimate2923

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Shakun, JD More by this author
Marcott, SA More by this author
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Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Climate Change Journal website
Publication date:
2016
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EISSN:
1758-6798
ISSN:
1758-678X
URN:
uuid:8e4b3b8a-7258-495a-af63-2fde7b06f3b1
Source identifiers:
596813
Local pid:
pubs:596813

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