Jane M. Caldwell

As far back as 1896, Nobel laureate Svante Arrhenius calculated that the carbon emissions from human activities during the Industrial Age were sufficient to cause global warming. Society’s long-ago curiosity has since evolved to increasing concern, then to dire predictions, and finally to consensus among atmospheric scientists, numerical modelers, and environmentalists: Climate change is here, and its consequences are enormous.

The record temperatures reported by meteorologists and the increasing…

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About the Author

Jane M. Caldwell, PhD, contributing editor and owner of Caldwell Food Safety LLC, is a freeland science and health writer and host of the On Medical Grounds podcast ([email protected]).