Explains the difference between the scientific meaning of words like theory and hypothesis and the conventional everyday use of those terms.
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Charles David Keeling began measuring atmospheric carbon dioxide levels on top of Mauna Loa volcano in 1958. These data are extremely valuable in showing how fossil fuel burning is adding carbon to the atmosphere.
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