The Discovery of Global Warming
by Spencer R. Weart
Publisher: Harvard University Press 2008
Number of pages: 240
It took a century for scientists to agree that gases produced by human activity were causing the world to warm up. Now, in an engaging book that reads like a detective story, physicist Weart reports the history of global warming theory, including the internal conflicts plaguing the research community and the role government has had in promoting climate studies.
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