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Nature 239, 23 - 26 (01 September 1972); doi:10.1038/239023a0

Man-made Carbon Dioxide and the “Greenhouse” Effect

J. S. SAWYER

Meteorological Office, London Road, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 2SZ

In spite of the enormous mass of the atmosphere and the very large energies involved in the weather systems which produce our climate, it is being realized that human activities are approaching a scale at which they cannot be completely ignored as possible contributors to climate and climatic change.

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