If we stopped emitting greenhouse gases right now, would we stop climate change?
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By Richard B. Rood, Professor of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, University of Michigan. Best-case scenario, how much are we locked into? Kletr/Shutterstock.com Earth’s climate is changing rapidly. We know this from billions of observations, documented in thousands of journal papers and texts and summarized every few years by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on…