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Now that's abrupt

Ancient ice cores show North Atlantic went from cold to warm in just three years.

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1:19pm, June 19, 2008

Slicing into and studying ancient, Greenlandic ice, an international science team has now dissected the year-by-year anatomy of abrupt climate change events — the kind where typical Minnesotan weather can become Texan in merely four to five years.

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