Posted by: Sandy Steinman | December 20, 2020

Venus was once more Earth-like, but climate change made it uninhabitable

EarthSky reports

A severe climate change event on Venus may have transformed an Earth-like climate to the current uninhabitable-to-humans state.

We can learn a lot about climate change from Venus, our sister planet. Venus currently has a surface temperature of 840 degrees F (450 degrees C) – the temperature of an oven’s self-cleaning cycle – and an atmosphere dominated by carbon dioxide (96%) with a density 90 times that of Earth’s.

Read more at  Venus was once more Earth-like, but climate change made it uninhabitable | Space | EarthSky


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