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The Discovery of Global Warming                      February 2005
The vanishing Grand Canyon. Hazy days like this have become increasingly common in recent decades. Sometimes part of the dust comes from as far away as China. Inset: a nearby view on a better day (even though cloudy: in the upper picture the sky is clear of clouds, but not of haze).

The Esplanade near Parshant campground, May 2003, photos by S. Weart.
Copyright © 2003-2005 Spencer Weart & American Institute of Physics