Kelsey Dyez, Author at State of the Planet

Why are Past Surface Temperatures and CO2 Concentrations Important?

By burning fossil fuels for heating, electricity, transportation and other purposes, humans add CO2 to the atmosphere. Yet, by comparing ways in which the Earth’s temperature, CO2 concentration, sea level and ice sheets have changed in the past, we are able to learn valuable lessons about the climate system of today and tomorrow.

by |November 26, 2014