Part I Climate Physics.
1 The Greenhouse Effect.
On the Temperatures of the Terrestrial Sphere and Interplanetary Space (Jean-Baptiste Joseph Fourier (1824)).
2 Wagging the Dog.
On the Absorption and Radiation of Heat by Gases and Vapours, and on the Physical Connexion of Radiation, Absorption, and Conduction (John Tyndall (1861)).
3 By the Light of the Silvery Moon.
On the Influence of Carbonic Acid in the Air upon the Temperature of the Ground (Svante Arrhenius (1896)).
4 Radiative Transfer.
The Influence of the 15 m Carbon-dioxide Band on the Atmospheric Infra-red Cooling Rate (G. N. Plass (1956)).
5 The Balance of Energy.
Thermal Equilibrium of the Atmosphere with a Given Distribution of Relative Humidity (Syukuro Manabe and Richard T. Wetherald (1967)).
The Effect of Solar Radiation Variations on the Climate of the Earth (M. I. Budyko (1968)).
A Global Climatic Model Based on the Energy Balance of the Earth–Atmosphere System (William D. Sellers (1968)).
6 The Birth of the General Circulation Climate Model.
The Effects of Doubling the CO2Concentration on the Climate of a General Circulation Model (Syukuro Manabe and Richard T. Wetherald (1975)).
Climate Sensitivity: Analysis of Feedback Mechanisms (J. Hansen, A. Lacis, D. Rind, G. Russell, P. Stone, I. Fung, R. Ruedy, and J. Lerner (1984)).
Climate Response to Increasing Levels of Greenhouse Gases and Sulphate Aerosols (J. F. B. Mitchell, T. C. Johns, J. M. Gregory and S. F. B. Tett (1995)).
8 Ocean Heat Uptake and Committed Warming.
Earth's Energy Imbalance: Confirmation and Implications (James Hansen, Larissa Nazarenko, Reto Ruedy, Makiko Sato, Josh Willis, Anthony Del Genio, Dorothy Koch, Andrew Lacis, Ken Lo, Surabi Menon, Tica Novakov, Judith Perlwitz, Gary Russell, Gavin A. Schmidt and Nicholas Tausnev (2005)).
9 Taking Earth’s Temperature.
Global Temperature Variations Between 1861 and 1984 (P. D. Jones, T. M. L. Wigley and P. B. Wright (1986)).
Contribution of Stratospheric Cooling to Satellite-Inferred Troposphoric Temperature Trends (Qiang Fu, Celeste M. Johanson, Stephen G. Warren and Dian J. Seidel (2004)).
Northern Hemisphere Temperatures During the Past Millennium: Inferences, Uncertainties, and Limitations (Michael E. Mann, Raymond S. Bradley and Malcolm K. Hughes (1999)).
10 Ice Sheets and Sea Level.
Surface Melt–Induced Acceleration of Greenland Ice-Sheet Flow (H. Jay Zwally, Waleed Abdalati, Tom Herring, Kristine Larson, Jack Saba and Konrad Steffen (2002)).
11 The Public Statement.
Man-Made Carbon Dioxide and the "Greenhouse" Effect (J. S. Sawyer (1972)).
Carbon Dioxide and Climate: A Scientific Assessment (Jule G. Charney, Akio Arakawa, D. James Baker, Bert Bolin, Robert E. Dickinson, Richard M. Goody, Cecil E. Leith, Henry M. Stommel and Carl I. Wunsch (1979)).
Part II The Carbon Cycle.
12 The Sky is Rising!
The Artificial Production of Carbon Dioxide and its Influence on Temperature (G. S. Callendar (1938)).
13 Denial and Acceptance.
Carbon Dioxide Exchange Between Atmosphere and Ocean and the Question of an Increase of Atmospheric CO2during the Past Decades (Roger Revelle and Hans E. Suess (1957)).
Distribution of Matter in the Sea and Atmosphere: Changes in the Carbon Dioxide Content of the Atmosphere and Sea due to Fossil Fuel Combustion (Bert Bolin and Erik Eriksson (1958)).
The Concentration and Isotopic Abundances of Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere (Charles D. Keeling (1960)).
Is Carbon Dioxide from Fossil Fuel Changing Man’s Environment? (Charles D. Keeling (1970)).
15 One If by Land.
Changes of Land Biota and Their Importance for the Carbon Cycle (Bert Bolin (1977)).
Observational Constraints on the Global Atmospheric CO2 Budget (Pieter P. Tans, Inez Y. Fung and Taro Takahashi (1990)).
Acceleration of Global Warming Due to Carbon-Cycle Feedbacks in a Coupled Climate Model (Peter M. Cox, Richard A. Betts, Chris D. Jones, Steven A. Spall and Ian J. Totterdell (2000)).
16 Two If by Sea.
Neutralization of Fossil Fuel CO2 by Marine Calcium Carbonate (W. S. Broecker and T. Takahashi (1977)).
Effects of Fuel and Forest Conservation on Future Levels of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide (James C. G. Walker and James F. Kasting (1992)).
Abrupt Deep-Sea Warming, Palaeoceanographic Changes and Benthic Extinctions at the End of the Palaeocene (J. P. Kennett and L. D. Stott (1991)).
17 On Ocean pH.
Anthropogenic Carbon and Ocean pH (Ken Caldeira and Michael E. Wickett (2003)).
Reduced Calcification of Marine Plankton in Response to Increased Atmospheric CO2 (Ulf Riebesell, Ingrid Zondervan, Björn Rost, Philippe D. Tortell, Richard E. Zeebe and François M. M. Morel (2000)).
18 Tiny Bubbles.
Evidence From Polar Ice Cores for the Increase in Atmospheric CO2 in the Past Two Centuries (A. Neftel, E. Moor, H. Oeschger and B. Stauffer (1985)).
Vostok Ice Core Provides 160,000-Year Record of Atmospheric CO2(J. M. Barnola, D. Raynaud, Y. S. Korotkevich and C. Lorius (1987)).