Cosmos #12

This episode explores the nature of the greenhouse effect (discovered by Joseph Fourier and Svante Arrhenius), and the evidence demonstrating the existence of global warming from humanity’s influence.

There is not much new to be found in this episode for anyone familiar with the topic.


However he does mention¬†Augustin Mouchot’s solar-driven motor in the 19th century.


And Frank Shuman’s solar-based steam generator in the 1910s.