articles tagged: mass extinction
it’s not the warming that kills you, it’s how fast the planet warms
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it’s not the warming that kills you, it’s how fast the planet warms

As global temperatures and greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, scientists are studying the Permian mass extinction for clues to our fate in a world warming out of control.

the chicxulub impact vs. the deccan traps?
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the chicxulub impact vs. the deccan traps?

Dinosaurs were wiped out by a huge asteroid, right? But what if it wasn't the final blow? Or not the only trigger for a mass extinction?