Hamblin 10

"Did scientists take human-induced climate change seriously in the 1970s?  The answer to this question cannot be separated from the discussions about purposeful environmental modification for military purposes." (p. 219)
two possible conflicting processes discussed at the time:

hole in the ozone layer
  The hole in the ozone layer

The problem of the commons, which was analyzed in the early 1980s via game theory

Carl Sagan (astronomer and TV personality) championed the theory of nuclear winter in the 1980s

the experts resisted worrying about climate change in the 1980s

Climate change issues got tangled in the cold war, which slowed international progress towards solutions