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Prof. Richard Ernst writes for The Conversation: Venus was once more Earth-like, but climate change made it uninhabitable

We can learn a lot about climate change from Venus, our sister planet. Venus currently has a surface temperature of 450℃ (the temperature of an oven’s self-cleaning cycle) and an atmosphere dominated by carbon dioxide (96 per cent) with a density 90 times that of Earth’s. This article by Prof. Richard Ernst was linked through CNN’s website and The Weather Network, and has had 2.2 thousand shares on Facebook.

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