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Daily Archives: June 9, 2017


The news article that predicted the devastating impact of fossil fuels on climate change and warned the damage will be ‘considerable in a few centuries’ – in 1912!

  The article appeared in Rodney and Otamatea Times more than 100 years ago  The unknown author says the burning of coal is creating a ‘blanket’ for the Earth  The ‘greenhouse’ effect was officially first discovered in 1824 by Joseph Fourier…

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