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Published on Aug 8, 2016
When we think about the impacts of climate change, we think in human timescales – but the rapid changes we are making today will have impacts on geological timescales. Scott Wing, Curator of Fossil Plants at the Smithsonian’s Department of Paleobiology, explains what we now know about our planet’s distant past and how it can help us to manage the planet in the future.