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PALAEOCLIMATE

Climate swings in extinction

Extreme temperature swings and deteriorating environments are perhaps what killed most life in the end-Permian extinction, suggest climate model simulations. Siberian Traps volcanism probably triggered the events.

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Cui, Y. Climate swings in extinction. Nature Geosci 11, 889–890 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-018-0264-8

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