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" IPCC's conclusion that most of the observed warming of the last 50 years is likely to have been due to the increase in greenhouse gas concentrations accurately reflects the current thinking of the scientific community on this issue. "
Europe and Global Climate Change: Politics, Foreign Policy and Regional ... - Page 8
edited by - 2007 - 415 pages
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Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development ..., Part 3

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on VA, HUD, and Independent Agencies - 2001
...globally-averaged temperature is rising and the best available evidence to date suggests that most of the observed warming over the last 50 years is likely...to the increase in greenhouse gas concentrations. A recent study by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) on climate change supports this theory. However,...
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Climate Change: The State of the Science : Hearing Before the ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science - 2001 - 163 pages
...and taking into account the remaining uncertainties, the IPCC scientists concluded that most of the observed warming over the last 50 years is likely...to the increase in greenhouse gas concentrations. • Based on scenarios of future human activities, global average temperature and sea level are projected...
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Geotechnical Engineering: Meeting Society's Needs : Proceedings of ..., Volume 1

Ken K. S. Ho, K. S. Li - 2001 - 1400 pages
..."In the light of the new evidence and taking into account the remaining uncertainties, most of the observed warming over the last 50 years is likely...to the increase in greenhouse gas concentrations." In addition it is stated that "it is very likely that the 20th century warming has contributed significantly...
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Making Sustainable Commitments: An Environment Strategy for the World Bank

2001 - 234 pages
...World Bank's work on climate change is predicated on IPCC's report that concludes that "most of the observed warming over the last 50 years is likely to have been due to the increase in greenhouse gas (GHG) concentrations." About 75 percent of the cumulative GHG emissions during the past 150 years have...
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Climate Change and Balanced Energy Policy Act: Hearing Before the Committee ...

United States, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources - 2001 - 67 pages
...greenhouse gases causing climate change? The IPCC's conclusion that most of the observed warming of the last 50 years is likely to have been due to the increase in greenhouse gas concentrations accurately reflects the current thinking of the scientific community on this issue. The stated degree...
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Our Simmering Planet: What to Do about Global Warming?

Joyeeta Gupta - 2001 - 178 pages
...remaining uncertainties, most of the observed warming over the last 50 years is likely (66-90 per cent) to have been due to the increase in greenhouse gas concentrations. Furthermore, it is very likely (90-99 per cent) that the 2Oth century warming has contributed significantly to the observed sea level...
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Global Climate Change: A Plea for Dialogue, Prudence and the Common Good

Catholic Church. United States Conference of Catholic Bishops - 2001 - 23 pages
...Assessment Reports, approved in early 2001, found even stronger evidence and concluded, "most of the observed warming over the last 50 years is likely to have been due to the [human-induced] increase in greenhouse gas concentrations" (italics added).3 The IPCC offers convincing...
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Climate Change: The State of the Science : Hearing Before the ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science - 2001 - 163 pages
...evidence and taking into account the remaining uncertainties, most of the observed warming over the past 50 years is likely to have been due to the increase in greenhouse gas concentrations" (p. 10, IPCC Summary For Policymakers). The IPCC researchers used the word "likely" to represent a...
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Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development ..., Part 7

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on VA, HUD, and Independent Agencies - 2001
...and the best available evidence to date suggests that most of the observed warming over the last SO years is likely to have been due to the increase in greenhouse gas concentrations. A recent study by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) on climate change supports this theory. However,...
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Climate Change 2001: Synthesis Report: Third Assessment Report of the ...

Robert T. Watson, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, United Nations Environment Protection, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Working Group III., Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Working Group Science, Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change Working, World Meteorological Organization - 2001 - 397 pages
...warming world and modeling studies indicate that most of the observed warming at the Earth's surface over the last 50 years is likely to have been due to human activities. Globally, the l990s were very likely to have been the warmest decade in the instrumental...
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