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The History of Carbon Dioxide Emissions
In the early morning hours of February 27, , chemist Martin Kamen sat in a cold, dark police station. Police officers apprehended the disheveled scientist, too tired to protest, outside of his laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley and hauled him to the station for questioning. They accused him of committing a string of murders that took place the previous evening.
On September 19, , two German tourists were hiking in the Otzal Alps near the Italian-Austrian border when they discovered Europe's oldest known mummy sticking out of the ice. Otzi , as the iceman is now known, had been naturally mummified by the ice and kept in amazing condition for approximately 5, years. Research on Otzi's preserved body and the various artifacts found with it continues to reveal much about the life of Copper Age Europeans. Around p.