|Prologue. Global Warming in Geologic Time. An overview of the thrust of the book: human-induced climate change in the context of geologic time, in the past and in the future.||1|
|SECTION I. THE PRESENT|
|Chapter 1. The Greenhouse Effect. Fourier and greenhouse theory. Early CO2 measurements. Arrhenius and the forecast. Climate science since then.||15|
|Chapter 2. We’ve Seen It with Our Own Eyes. Testing the forecast. Impacts already.||30|
|Chapter 3. Forecast of the Century. A century-timescale climate spike. Temperature, rainfall, sea level, and storms.||45|
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Publication information: Book title: The Long Thaw: How Humans Are Changing the Next 100,000 Years of Earth's Climate. Contributors: David Archer - Author. Publisher: Princeton University Press. Place of publication: Princeton, NJ. Publication year: 2010. Page number: vii.
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