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In particular, there are worries deforestation will upset the hydrologic cycle in certain places, threatening water supplies and hydroelectric power generation.
In fact, Earth was previously Hoth-like as recently as 700 million years ago: Ice expanded all the way to the equator, and there was no hydrologic cycle because the oceans were frozen over.
After Earth’s oceans froze over completely, the hydrologic cycle shut down, and C02 removal from the atmosphere stopped.
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