TITLE

STUDY WARNS OF ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS

AUTHOR(S)
Furtak, Stephannie
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Rachel's Democracy & Health News;12/25/2008, Issue 991, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which explores the impact of the environmental crisis worldwide. It determines the levels of carbon dioxide which already surpassed the estimated cutoff level that would cause damage to the planet. The study also discovered that this threshold level is actually much lower than previously estimated.
ACCESSION #
36427367

 

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