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26 Oct 2017
French physicist Joseph Fourier discovers the green house effect
Nevado del Ruiz volcano eruption
Tyndall discovers that some gases block infrared radiation. He suggests that changes in the concentration of the gases could bring climate change
Global warming trend since late 19th century reported.
Arrhenius publishes first calculation of global warming from human emissions of CO2.
Industrial Revolution Green house gases rise up 260%
Second Industrial Revolution. Fertilizers and other chemicals, electricity, and public health further accelerate growth.
World War II. Military grand strategy is largely driven by a struggle to control oil fields.
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