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Science  30 Apr 2004:
Vol. 304, Issue 5671, pp. 685-686
DOI: 10.1126/science.1094781

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The Discovery of Global Warming. by Spencer R. Weart. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2003. 240 pp. $24.95, £16.95, €23.10. ISBN 0-674-01157-0.

Writing for a general audience, Weart offers a narrative account of the century of research that has led to the conclusion that the buildup of greenhouse gases from human activity is warming Earth's climate.