Plows, plagues, and petroleum : how humans took control of climate /

"The impact on climate from 200 years of industrial development is an everyday fact of life, but did humankind's active involvement in climate change really begin with the industrial revolution, as commonly believed? William Ruddiman's new book argues that humans have actually been ch...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Ruddiman, W. F. 1943-
Format: Book
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2005.
Online Access:Chapter 1 available online
Chapter 1 available as pdf