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The Climate Question: Natural Cycles, Human Impact, Future Outlook

Eelco J. Rohling


In 2015, annual average atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) levels surpassed a level of 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in three million years. This has caused widespread concern among climate scientists, and not least among those that work on natural climate variability in prehistoric times, before humans. These people are known as "past climate" or palaeoclimate researchers, and author Eelco J. Rohling is one of them. The Climate Question offers a background to these concerns in straightforward terms, with examples, and is motivated by Rohling's personal experience in being inten ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190910877
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190910877.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Eelco J. Rohling, author