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" the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate... "
Fuel for Thought: An Environmental Strategy for the Energy Sector - Page 30
2000 - 118 pages
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The Politics of Denial

Michael A. Milburn, Sheree D. Conrad - 1998 - 292 pages
...world and called for a worldwide effort to reduce the production of greenhouse gases. It concluded that, "The balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate" (p. 67). On October 24, 1995, a report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), an...
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Green Backlash: Global Subversion of the Environmental Movement

Andrew Rowell - 1996 - 476 pages
...not quite sure if human activities were producing global warming, but by December 1995 they concluded that 'the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate'. The new 'best estimate' for the increase in global mean temperature relative to 1 990 was estimated...
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Climate Change 1995: The Science of Climate Change: Contribution of Working ...

Ed Houghton, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Groupe d'experts intergouvernemental sur l'Úvolution du climat. Working group 2 - 1996 - 572 pages
...(which causes droughts and floods in many areas) was unusual in the context of the last 1 20 years. The balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate Any human-induced effect on climate will be superimposed on the background "noise" of natural climate...
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Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations for 1997 ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Department of the Interior and Related Agencies - 1996
...represented in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change were wrong in December when they concluded, "the balance of evidence ... suggests a discernible human influence on global climate." it seems imprudent to base federal energy R&D policy on that hope. Fortunately, the same investments...
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The Climate Change Convention and Developing Countries: From Conflict to ...

Joyeeta Gupta - 1997 - 249 pages
...to consensus assessments, that does not imply that the problem is less severe. IPCC scientists agree that "the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate" (Houghton et al. 1996: 4). Finally, while climate change science may be promoted by vested interests,...
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Environmental and Natural Resources Economics: Theory, Policy, and the ...

Steven C. Hackett - 1998 - 327 pages
...that it is unlikely that this rise in global temperatures is entirely due to natural causes, stating that the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate. As pointed out earlier, analysis of the observed rise in global temperatures indicates that the increase...
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Approaches to Sustainable Development

Richard M. Auty, Katrina Brown - 1997 - 313 pages
...published in 1996, marks a watershed in the development of the climate regime. In it, scientists concluded that 'the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate' (IPCC, 1996). This statement represents a ground-swell of scientific opinion that climate change not...
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Cost-benefit Analyses of Climate Changes: The Broader Perspectives

Ferenc L. Toth - 1998 - 145 pages
...options, and the economic and social dimensions of climate change. An important finding of this report is that the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate. Furthermore, if no counter measures are taken the mean global air temperature is projected to increase...
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Global Climate Change: Hearing Before the Committee on Energy and ..., Volume 4

U. S. Congress Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Staff, United States, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources - 1997 - 139 pages
...conservative estimate of the issues related to global warming. 4. Your letter suggests that the phrase "the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate" is too vague and ambiguous; it is not valid based on the science. In the US view, the phrase fully...
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Renewable Fuels and the Future Security of U.S. Energy Supplies: Hearing ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, United States - 1997 - 118 pages
...December of the lntergovemmenta! Panel on Climate Change, representatives of 120 governments agreed that "the balance of evidence . . . suggests a discernible human influence on global climaie." In a 1995 study scientists examined detailed records of weather over lhe past hundred years...
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