Scientists warned the US president about global warming 50 years ago

From the Guardian, atmospheric scientists accurately predicted the risks of greenhouse gases to the biosphere. The article goes on to point out that in 1974 there as an additional accurate, more refined . The 1965 report also debunks numerous numerous dangerous myths that continue to be propagated today.

Fifty years ago today, as the American Association for the Advancement of Science highlighted, US president Lyndon Johnson’s science advisory committee sent him a report entitled Restoring the Quality of Our Environment. The introduction to the report noted:

Pollutants have altered on a global scale the carbon dioxide content of the air and the lead concentrations in ocean waters and human populations.

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