Global Warming Predicted

1896

“Svante August Arrhenius in 1896 calculated that doubling the atmospheric CO 2 content would increase the global average temperature by between 5 and 6°C; a result close to modern values based on more refined calculation.”

First Solvay Conference on Chemistry, 1922. Emilio Segrè Visual Archives / American Institute of Physics/Science via Wikimedia Commons

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