Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more ➡
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Add note
Save to My Library
Sync to mobile
Look up keyword
Like this
1Activity
×
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
On the Influence of Carbonic Acid in the Air Upon

On the Influence of Carbonic Acid in the Air Upon

Ratings: (0)|Views: 159|Likes:
Published by jacksmind

More info:

Published by: jacksmind on Dec 06, 2009
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See More
See less

12/07/2009

pdf

text

original

 
 
On the Influence of Carbonic Acid in the Air upon the Temperature of the Ground 
Svante Arrhenius
Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science
Series 5, Volume 41, April 1896, pages 237-276.This photocopy was prepared by Robert A. Rohde for Global WarmingArt (http://www.globalwarmingart.com/ 
 
) from original printed materialthat is now in the public domain.Arrhenius’s paper is the first to quantify the contribution of carbondioxide to the greenhouse effect (Sections I-IV) and to speculate aboutwhether variations in the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxidehave contributed to long-term variations in climate (Section V).Throughout this paper, Arrhenius refers to carbon dioxide as “carbonicacid” in accordance with the convention at the time he was writing.Contrary to some misunderstandings, Arrhenius does not explicitlysuggest in this paper that the burning of fossil fuels will cause globalwarming, though it is clear that he is aware that fossil fuels are apotentially significant source of carbon dioxide (page 270), and he doesexplicitly suggest this outcome in later work.
 
 

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->