Tracing scientific ideas about the structure of Earth, Global Warming creates an intellectual portrait of the shifts in thinking that have led to the current controversy, enabling readers to make up their own minds on this important issue.
* Includes excerpts from writing and policy related to climate change
* Offers a timeline of the development of the idea of global warming
Brian C. Black is professor of history and environmental studies at Penn State, Altoona.
Gary J. Weisel is associate professor of physics and history of Science at Penn State, Altoona.