A 1953 story in Popular Mechanics reported on Johns Hopkins researchers’ work under the headline “Growing Blanket of CO2 Raises Earth’s Temperature.”
President Johnson told Congress in a special message in February of 1965 that, “this generation has altered the composition of the atmosphere on a global scale through...a steady increase in carbon dioxide from the burning of fossil fuels.”
Here’s a list of more than 200 international science groups who ascribe to that theory. Ninety-seven percent of climate scientists agree with it. The U.S. Military is planning for it, agricultural groups have already shifted their growing zone maps to reflect the changing climate, and insurance companies are incorporating climate predictions into their rates and modeling.
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