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Johnston The Future of Geography. London: Methuen, 92–110. Wright, J. (1952) Geography in the Making. New York: American Geographical Society. Part I Natural and environmental hazards 2 Global warming Keith Boucher FIELD OF STUDY AND RELEVANT LITERATURE THE NATURE OF THE PROBLEM Global warming is a term that entered the domain of both popular and scientific literature during the 1980s. It is closely linked with the idea of an increasing greenhouse effect, which was first calculated by a Swedish chemist, Svente August Arrhenius, in 1896 (Arrhenius 1997).
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While few modern applied geographers would regard this as an adequate definition of their work, there is a degree of overlap between Darby’s agenda and the goals of applied geography in that, from a realist standpoint, Darby’s activities could be regarded as emancipatory and an example of critical science. The second example is taken from a more recent ‘call for papers’ issued in May 1997 on behalf of the Social and Cultural and the Population Geography research groups of the Royal Geographical Society/Institute of British Geographers.