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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 384–419.
Published: 01 September 2019
... California 2019 climate governance heuristic environmental science advising carbon dioxide Carter Administration GABRIEL HENDERSON* Adhering to the Flashing Yellow Light : Heuristics of Moderation and Carbon Dioxide Politics during the 1970s ABSTRACT During the late 1970s and early 1980s...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2008) 38 (1): 109–152.
Published: 01 February 2008
... the early 1980s, a consensus emerged among climate scientists that increased atmospheric carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels would lead to mean global warming of 2––3°°C, probably by the mid-twenty-first century, and would have serious deleterious effects, including sea level rise of at least...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2007) 37 (2): 435–452.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Spencer R. Weart C.D. Keeling's measurements of the level of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere since 1957, tracking a rise that threatens global warming, form one of the most important scienti.c data sets ever created. Yet the relatively small funding Keeling required was rarely secure. He...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 67–73.
Published: 02 April 2020
..., Vladimir Jankovic, and Deborah R. Coen (2006).15 Second, the journal became part of the fierce political discussion about global climate change in the United States. In 2007, Spencer Weart referred explicitly to the risks of global warming in his article on the funding of Keel- ing s measurements of carbon...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 41–49.
Published: 02 April 2020
... Wajcman (Cam- bridge, MA: MIT Press, 2008), 635 90. 17. Gabriel Henderson, Adhering to the Flashing Yellow Light : Heuristics of Moderation and Carbon Dioxide Politics during the 1970s, HSNS 49, no. 4 (2019): 384 419; Michelle D. Hoffman, Just a Theory: The Atomic Theory Debate and High School...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (2): 223–245.
Published: 01 April 2018
... ARENA In all this discussion so far, no mention has been made of climate change and the carbon dioxide question. The reason for this is simple: there was little to no interest in these issues at the Meteorological Office in early to mid-1970s. The CO2 question (that is, long-term temperature and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (1): 110–122.
Published: 01 February 2018
... futures has been heightened for both human activities and biogeochemical processes. A more accurate reading of Earth System science, in Hamilton s both/and telling, gives us a picture of interacting feedback loops: humans release carbon dioxide into the air by burning coal and oil just as permafrost...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (4): 578–587.
Published: 01 September 2017
... plants, and from continuous measurements of carbon dioxide levels taken on the summit of Mauna Loa in Hawaii (though no mention is made of the ongoing protests against scientific observatories being placed on the top of this and other sacred summits in Hawaii). Mountains also tell a tale through their...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (2): 207–242.
Published: 01 April 2016
... many interpreted to be definitive evidence that atmospheric carbon dioxide levels had increased significantly since the mid-nineteenth century, no consensus existed regarding the extent to which human industrial activities were altering the global climate 10. In October 1975, Brown, Lawrence Winn (R-KS...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (5): 758–804.
Published: 01 November 2015
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2013) 43 (5): 551–588.
Published: 01 November 2013
... California, Sealab III s support ship detected an imbalance in the internal atmosphere of the vessel. Four divers went down to repair the leak, but in the process, one crew member died of carbon dioxide poisoning. The Navy terminated the experiment as a result.33 Due to the primitive nature of Sealab I and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2012) 42 (3): 244–254.
Published: 01 June 2012
... environmentalists remarkable efforts to study, popularize, and best discussion of his climatic work in Fleming, John Tyndall, Svante Arrhenius, and Early Research on Carbon Dioxide and Climate, in Historical Perspectives (ref. 8), 65 68; John Rodger Fleming, Global Warming and Anthropogenic CO2, in The...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2010) 40 (3): 318–349.
Published: 01 August 2010
... R. Tschinkel, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306-4370; tschinkel@bio.fsu.edu. Victoria J. Tschinkel, 1561 Marion Ave., Tallahassee, FL 32314-5948; vtschinkel@vtschinkel.com. The following abbreviations are used: CDAC, Carbon Dioxide Assessment Committee...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2011) 41 (3): 344–353.
Published: 01 August 2011
... successors, and he makes very clear that nuclear waste disposal like climate change and geoengineer- ing is a controversial issue that lies at the nexus of science, technology, and politics. But, like those other issues, it is also a thorny problem of ethics, spe- cifically intergenerational ethics.13 Carbon...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2010) 40 (1): 125–135.
Published: 01 February 2010
... Guy Stewart Callendar (1898 1964), the Scientist Who Established the Carbon Dioxide Theory of Climate Change (Boston: American Meteorological Society, 2007). HSNS4001_04.indd 134 1/7/10 2:46 PM boo k r e v i ew | 135 motivation for the development of numerical weather prediction in the postwar United...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2006) 37 (1): 87–125.
Published: 01 September 2006
...- mosphere and its role in historic climate shifts (discussing alternately the role of water vapor, carbon dioxide, clouds at high altitude, and dust). Second, they are highly speculative about possible historic links between volcanic eruptions and climate change because of the lack of a reliable timetable...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2006) 37 (1): 3–25.
Published: 01 September 2006
... balloons containing seeding crystals into the jet stream. Downstream, when fuses on the balloons exploded, the crystals would fall into the clouds, initiating rain and miring enemy operations. The Army Ordnance Department was investigating a technique to load silver iodide and carbon dioxide into fifty...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2005) 36 (1): 93–130.
Published: 01 September 2005
... functions of the nature of the metal, of the nature or pressure of the gas, and of the hardness of the primary rays. On February 1, 1898, he started varying the pressure of the air within the detecting vessles. On February 3, he replaced the air by hydrogen. He made measurements on carbon dioxide under...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2005) 36 (1): 131–188.
Published: 01 September 2005
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2004) 35 (1): 95–113.
Published: 01 September 2004
...- sional accomplishments were by any measure extraordinary: by the time Terman arrived in 1946, van Niel had already shown that some marine bacteria utilized light and carbon dioxide to produce their own food, published numerous mono- graphs about bacteria, and gathered one of the largest private bacterial...