New Scientist Blog on the history of ‘global warming’ science
Why does this history matter? Because it shows that scientists, now united in agreement, were once the greatest climate change sceptics.
There is still plenty of scientific debate about just much the world will warm, an issue complicated by the many feedback factors. There’s also lots of debate on specific effects, such as how tropical cyclone activity will change.
One by one, however, all the arguments against the central global warming hypothesis have been shown to be wrong. In fact, the strongest arguments were demolished long before most people alive today were born.
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