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Climate Change by Kaufaui Vincent Wong

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Chapter 1

Introduction

This is the introductory material to a monograph on Climate Change. More than in any other developed country in the world, the phenomena happening throughout the globe, and documented by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a body under the patronage of the United Nations, have been denied by many in the United States.

After graduation from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, with a PhD in mechanical engineering, I obtained a position as assistant professor at the University of Miami in 1979, and started research in an environmental topic immediately. I also became a member of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in 1980 and continue to be a life member of the respected institution. Even ...

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