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AP: The American 'Allergy' to Global Warming: Why?

Author: Charles Hanley
September 25, 2011

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Charles Hanley draws on decades of climate reporting to offer a retrospective and analysis on global warming and the undying urge to deny.

Tucked between treatises on algae and prehistoric turquoise beads, the study on page 460 of a long-ago issue of the U.S. journal Science drew little attention.

"I don't think there were any newspaper articles about it or anything like that," the author recalls.

But the headline on the 1975 report was bold: "Are We on the Brink of a Pronounced Global Warming?" And this article that coined the term may have marked the last time a mention of "global warming" didn't set off an instant outcry of angry denial.

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