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" the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate... "
Scientific Integrity and Public Trust: The Science Behind Federal Policies ... - Page 346
by United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science. Subcommittee on Energy and Environment - 1996 - 1190 pages
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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
...been toward lower variability. • The 1990 to mid- 1995 persistent warm-phase of the El Niuo-Southern Oscillation (which causes droughts and floods in many...superimposed on the background "noise" of natural climate variability, which results both from internal fluctuations and from external causes such as...
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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
...been toward lower variability. • The 1990 to mid- 1995 persistent warm-phase of the El Niuo-Southern Oscillation (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...
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Green Backlash: Global Subversion of the Environmental Movement

Andrew Rowell - 1996 - 476 pages
...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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The Politics of Denial

Michael A. Milburn, Sheree D. Conrad - 1996 - 292 pages
...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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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 Global Age: State and Society Beyond Modernity

Martin Albrow - 1997 - 246 pages
...questions which the older generation is prone to ask about Glastonbury and like things. Introduction The balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate. United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 1995 A sense of rupture with the past pervades...
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The Climate Change Convention and Developing Countries: From Conflict to ...

Joyeeta Gupta - 1997 - 249 pages
...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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Approaches to Sustainable Development

Richard M. Auty, Katrina Brown - 1997 - 313 pages
...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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Environmental and Natural Resources Economics: Theory, Policy, and the ...

Steven C. Hackett - 1998 - 327 pages
...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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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. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States - 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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