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Letters: Maryland Hall funding; Global warming; Heart surgery

Letters: Maryland Hall funding; Global warming; Heart surgery

Global warming A letter was published stating that global warming was a hoax (The Capital, April 26). This just isn't true and here are facts that anyone can check for himself. Data collected by scientists around the world, including those at the Environmental Protection Agency and the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii, show that for every 1 part per million change in atmospheric carbon dioxide, there is a corresponding change in Earth temperature of 0.216 degrees Fahrenheit. Since 1800, when the Industrial Revolution really got going, we have increased the carbon dioxide levels by 122 ppm, which will push the average Earth temperature up by over 26 degrees Fahrenheit. It will take...

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