[Marxism] CO2 and Climate Change, Old and New - CounterPunch.org

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Mon Dec 23 06:20:23 MST 2019


How long has science known about CO2-induced climate change, and are we 
clever enough today to geo-engineer our way out of cooking ourselves to 
extinction?

In brief: a long time, and most likely no.

Clive Thompson has written engagingly about the 19th century scientists 
— Joseph Fourier (1768-1830), Eunice Newton Foote (1819-1888), John 
Tyndall (1820-1893), Svante Arrhenius (1859-1927), Arvid Högbom 
(1857-1940), and Samuel Pierpont Langley (1834-1906) — whose work in 
aggregate pieced together the essential facts about CO2-induced global 
warming. [1]

https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/12/23/co2-and-climate-change-old-and-new/



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