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‘Tipping points’ in Earth’s system triggered rapid climate change 55 million years ago, research shows

A team of researchers, led by Dr Sev Kender from the University of Exeter, have made a pivotal breakthrough in the cause behind the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM) – an extreme global warming event that lasted for around 150 thousand years which saw significant temperature rises.   Although previous studies have suggested volcanic activity contributed to […]