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As CO2 levels began to climb past 280 parts per million following the onset of the Industrial Revolution in the mid-1700s, the oxygen-18 values also began to rise, with corresponding sea ice decreases.
Indeed, some advertisers like Burberry are due to restart global reviews that were postponed at the onset of the coronavirus crisis, while others like Unilever are long overdue one.
At the onset of the pandemic, Jalbert says, it was largely assumed in the industry that housing would slump or crash.
The firm, and by extension the city, learned in the process what they should have known from the onset — and what the building’s former tenant, Sempra Energy, had already told the public.
Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, Africa has seen lower numbers of cases and death compared with other continents, on a “per million” basis.
Instantly the Clydesdale men mounted and formed to meet the expected onset.
HUNTED AND HARRIEDR.M. BALLANTYNE
He was wonderful in his brilliant, undismayed enthusiasm, as he followed the reckless charge, the shining onset of the talents.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
Lannes, who had simultaneously made a final onset, was also beaten off by the superior force of his enemy.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
It was like some change in the cycle of nature, like the onset of spring—a sharp brightness, an uneasiness.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
This onset boded destruction to herself and all her friends; above all, to him she loved best.

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