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Were the winters really colder when grandfather was a boy?

November 10, 2010
by agoldstein

People tend to assume that scientists have only begun to find answers to climate change questions in the last few years. However, the following recording from 1956 offers evidence that climate change has been under scrutiny for over a century. Scientists have been noting upward temperature trends and glacial shrinkage since 1890, and carbon dioxide was suspected of affecting climate change as early as the 1950s.1

Watch the video here.

1. PLASS, G. (1956). The Carbon Dioxide Theory of Climatic Change Tellus, 8 (2), 140-154 DOI: 10.1111/j.2153-3490.1956.tb01206.x

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