From the Industrial Revolution to Climate Change: What Happened and Why?

Coal, oil and natural gas have helped bring humanity from farms, villages and feudalism to the vibrancy of modern society. But we are now at a juncture in human development because of climate change. How did we go from the horse and plough to warming the entire planet? Why did this happen and what might it mean for future generations? Read on to follow the climate change story from 1750 to 2100 and beyond.