Accession Number:

AD1047824

Title:

Warmly Argued: A Brief Historical Look at Two Centuries of Climate Change Findings in Public Dialogue

Descriptive Note:

Journal Article - Open Access

Corporate Author:

HISTORY ASSOCIATES INC ROCKVILLE MD ROCKVILLE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2016-10-24

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

Drawing on scientific and scholarly sources, the article offers a short examination of recurrent themes in the history of public and scientific dialogue concerning climate change science, from the nineteenth century to the past several decades. The article asserts that certain themes have affected quite powerfully the public dialogue about climate change, including the challenges of effective scientific communication and endeavor, reaching and improving on scientific consensus, and taking public action against climate change amid recurring limitations and obstacles.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE