TITLE

PAPERS OF NOTE

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society;Apr2009, Vol. 90 Issue 4, p444
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the climate impacts of anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions. In its Fourth Assessment Report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) suggests that about 50 percent of a carbon dioxide increase will be removed from the atmosphere within 30 years. It is reported that the logarithmic relationship between carbon dioxide and its radiative forcing implies that the time scale at which atmospheric temperature declines will be longer.
ACCESSION #
40644018

 

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