The greenhouse effect and carbon dioxide

  title={The greenhouse effect and carbon dioxide},
  author={Wenyi Zhong and Joanna D. Haigh},
It is well known that carbon dioxide plays an important role in the natural greenhouse warming of the Earth’s atmosphere but the extent to which increases in its concentration might enhance the warming has, over the years, been controversial. The idea of climate warming related to CO 2 increases, as propounded by Arrhenius among others in the late nineteenth century, was challenged by various scientists in the early twentieth century, including Ångström who argued that the overlap of the CO 2… 

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