Global Warming

In Just 160 Years, Humans Wrecked The Earth's Climate

In Just 160 Years, Humans Wrecked The Earth's Climate

For 11,500 years, atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations hovered around 280 ppm (the preindustrial “normal”), with an average surface temperature around 15°C. Since the Industrial Revolution, this level has been rising continuously, reaching 410 ppm in 2018.