The rise in global atmospheric CO2, surface temperature, and sea level from emissions traced to major carbon producers

@article{Ekwurzel2017TheRI,
  title={The rise in global atmospheric CO2, surface temperature, and sea level from emissions traced to major carbon producers},
  author={B. Ekwurzel and John Boneham and M. W. Dalton and Richard Heede and Roberto Javier Mera and M. R. Allen and Peter C. Frumhoff},
  journal={Climatic Change},
  year={2017},
  volume={144},
  pages={579-590}
}
Researchers have quantified the contributions of industrialized and developing nations’ historical emissions to global surface temperature rise. Recent findings that nearly two-thirds of total industrial CO2 and CH4 emissions can be traced to 90 major industrial carbon producers have drawn attention to their potential climate responsibilities. Here, we use a simple climate model to quantify the contribution of historical (1880–2010) and recent (1980–2010) emissions traced to these producers to… 

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