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We need to get rid of carbon in the atmosphere, not just reduce emissions

Paris climate agreement aims to limit global warming below 2 degree Celsius

Eelco Rohling | The Conversation 

Getting climate change under control is a formidable, multifaceted challenge. Analysis by my colleagues and me suggests that staying within safe warming levels now requires removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, as well as reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The technology to do this is in its infancy and will take years, even decades, to develop, but our analysis suggests that this must be a priority. If pushed, operational large-scale systems should be available by 2050. We created a simple climate model and looked at the implications of different levels of carbon in the ...

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