Carbon emissions could wipe out ocean clouds and bake the earth

February 26, 2019 by maitreyi.karthik@climate-connect.com

(Source: Courthouse News Service) Low-level stratus clouds that cool Earth’s oceans could disappear if carbon dioxide keeps building up in the atmosphere – a scenario that could trigger a spike in global warming, researchers from the California Institute of Technology said Monday.

If fossil fuels continue to be burned at the current rate, Earth’s CO2 level could surpass 1,200 parts per million in the next century, Caltech researchers said in a study published Monday in Nature Geoscience. Read full article….

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