The Weekend Wonk: Peter Ward on Mass Extinctions and the Paleo Record
September 22, 2013
One of the key indicators of what may happen in the future with higher co2 levels, is the paleo record. We can look at the Paleocene Eocene thermal maximum as a model for what our current pulse of co2 could do to the planet.
Peter Ward has been looking into much deeper time throughout his career. The view over 4 billion years is instructive but not happy news.