Nonglacial rapid climate events: Past and future

Jonathan Overpeck, Robert Webb

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The paleoclimate record makes it clear that rapid climate shifts of the 20th century are only a subset of possible climate system behavior that might occur in the absence of glacial conditions, and that climatic surprises could be a challenge for society even in the absence of significant greenhouse warming.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1335-1338
Number of pages4
JournalProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Issue number4
StatePublished - Feb 15 2000

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