T Sterry Hunt, Tyndall global warming and climate change hypothesis

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T Sterry Hunt, Tyndall global warming and climate change hypothesis - Primitive Climate of the Earth. The primitive...
Primitive Climate of the Earth. The primitive atmosphere of the eartrk was greatly richer in carbonic acid than the present, and therefore unfit for the respiration respiration of the warm-blooded warm-blooded warm-blooded animals. The-agency The-agency The-agency of plantb in purifying the atmosphere atmosphere was long ago pointed out, and the great deposits of fossil fuel have been derived derived frcin the decomposition of this excess of carbonic aeid by the ancient vegetation. In thiB connection the vegetation of former periods presents the phenomenon of tropical plants growing within the polar circle. Prof. T. Sterry Hunt considers as onsatis-factory onsatis-factory onsatis-factory the ingenious hypotheses proposed to account for the warmer climate of ancient ancient times, and thinks that the true solution solution of the problem is to be found in the constitution of the early atmosphere, when considered in the light of Dr. Tyndall's researches researches on radiant heat. He has found that the presence of a few hundredths of carbonic acid gas in the atmosphere, while offering almost no obstacle to the passage of the solar rays, would suffice to prevent almost entire the loss by radiation of obscure obscure heat, so that the surface of the land. beneath such an atmosphere, would become-like become-like become-like a vast orchard house, in which tbe conditions conditions of climate necessary to a luxuriant vegetation would be extended even to the polar regions. Mechanic? Magazine. a a

Clipped from Pittsburgh Weekly Gazette29 Jun 1868, MonPage 8

Pittsburgh Weekly Gazette (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)29 Jun 1868, MonPage 8
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