A hypertext history of how scientists came to (partly) understand
what people are doing to cause climate change.
This Website created by Spencer Weart
supplements his much shorter book, which
tells the history of climate change research as a single story.
On this Website you will find a more complete history in dozens
of essays on separate topics, updated annually.
If you want basic facts
about climate change, or detailed current technical information,
you might do better using the links
page. But if you want to use history to really understand
Second edition, revised
and updated (2008)