COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Short-lived greenhouse gases cause centuries of sea-level rise
Description: In a new journal paper, researchers report that warming from short-lived compounds - greenhouse gases such as methane, chlorofluorocarbons, or hydrofluorocarbons, that linger in the atmosphere for just a year to a few decades - can cause sea levels to rise for hundreds of years after the pollutants have been cleared from the atmosphere. [Source: Massachusetts Institute of Technology]
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Source: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Publish Date: 1/9/2017
Reading Level: Basic
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