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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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National Energy Issues: Hearings Before the Committee on Energy and Natural ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources - 2001
...Second Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) had concluded that "the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate" and that "climate change is likely to have wideranging and mostly adverse impacts on human health"...
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Protecting the Commons: A Framework For Resource Management In The Americas

Joanna Burger, Elinor Ostrom, Richard Norgaard, David Policansky, Bernard D. Goldstein - 2001 - 360 pages
...on Climate Change (IPCC).a consortium of more than 2,500 scientists organized by UNEP, states that "the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate" (IPCC 1996). Also according to the IPCC, GHG emissions have increased global average temperatures by...
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Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies: Proceedings of the Fifth International ...

David Williams - 2001 - 1329 pages
...presented. INTRODUCTION The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) (1995) has reported that "the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate". Emissions of greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide, are the main contributors to this expected change...
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Climate Change: A Multidisciplinary Approach

William Burroughs, William James Burroughs, Burroughs $h William James - 2001 - 298 pages
...the guarded consensus reached by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in 1995 that 'The balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate through emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases.' The differences in opinion about this...
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Running from the Storm: The Development of Climate Change Policy in Australia

Clive Hamilton - 2001 - 178 pages
...the IPCC drew the following oft-quoted conclusion in its Second Assessment Report published in 1996: 'the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate' (IPCC 1996a). The Third Assessment Report of the IPCC strengthened the scientific basis for believing...
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The Carbon War: Global Warming and the End of the Oil Era

Jeremy K. Leggett - 2001 - 341 pages
...appreciable human influence on global climate'. By the time the meeting finished, the same title read 'The balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate'. As for the header right at the top of the executive summary, 'Significant new findings since IPCC 1990',...
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Changing the Atmosphere: Expert Knowledge and Environmental Governance

Paul Edwards, Professor Paul N Edwards - 2001 - 385 pages
...aerosol effects have aligned more closely with observations; the IPCC's most recent report states that "the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate" (Houghton et al. 1996, 5). But despite the appearance of scientific consensus and moves toward a binding...
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International Science and Technology Co-operation Towards Sustainable ...

OECD - 2001 - 372 pages
...conclusion of third assessment report of the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), that "the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate" seems to be reasonably founded. In a thorough statistical study, the University of Frankfurt has proved...
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Knowledge, Power, and Participation in Environmental Policy Analysis

Rob Hoppe, William N. Dunn - 500 pages
...than in the climate change issues. Even IPCC scientists are cautious in their wording stating that "the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate" (Houghton et al. 1996:4). Skeptics believe that their views are excluded, arguing that IPCC results...
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International Relations and Global Climate Change

Urs Luterbacher, Detlef F. Sprinz - 2001 - 354 pages
...in Geneva in August 1996. For the first time the IPCC concluded, in a carefully worded passage, that "the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate." SAR also detailed some likely results of climate change, including fluctuations in agricultural activity,...
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