Historical Perspectives on Climate Change by James Rodger Fleming

By James Rodger Fleming

This fascinating quantity presents an intensive exam of the ancient roots of worldwide weather switch as a box of inquiry, from the Enlightenment to the past due 20th century. in accordance with fundamental and archival assets, the publication is full of attention-grabbing views on what humans have understood, skilled, and feared in regards to the weather and its adjustments long ago. Chapters discover weather and tradition in Enlightenment proposal; weather debates in early the US; the improvement of foreign networks of statement; the clinical transformation of weather discourse; and early contributions to knowing terrestrial temperature alterations, infrared radiation, and the carbon dioxide conception of weather. yet possibly most crucial, this booklet indicates what a research of the earlier has to provide the interdisciplinary research of present environmental problems.

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