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Climate Program

Years covered: 1975-1989
Linear feet: 36.25

The AAAS Climate Program organized conferences and issued publications on the interaction of climatic and direct biological effects of rising atmospheric carbon dioxide on water, plants, animals, and humans. Records document efforts by the scientific community to debate and define the threats of global climate change. Includes 1979 Annapolis workshop on climate change, AAAS Committee on Climate, correspondence with Department of Energy and other institutions, background papers, symposia, and hearings.

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