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Wallace Smith Broecker, the ‘grandfather’ of climate science, leaves a final warning for Earth

Days before his death, Wallace Broecker urged scientists to consider deploying a last-ditch solar shield to stop global warming.

March 3, 2019, 5:34 AM EST

By James Rainey

After struggling with heart disease for decades, the renowned climate scientist Wallace Smith Broecker had made it clear he was acutely aware of his own mortality. So […]