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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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Cities and Climate Change: Urban Sustainability and Global Environmental ...

Harriet Bulkeley, Michele Merrill Betsill - 2005 - 237 pages
...understanding of climate change. In its Second Assessment Report, released in 1995, the IPCC argued that 'the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate' (Houghton et al. 1996: vii). This finding effectively silenced debates within the negotiations as to...
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Liberal Democracy 3.0: Civil Society in an Age of Experts

Stephen Turner - 2003 - 154 pages
...United Nations-sponsored body, claimed 'scientific consensus' on the fact of global warming and that 'the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate' (quoted in Singer 1999: 1). The phrasing is significant: it is not claimed that this is a 'scientific...
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Solutions to Climate Change: Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce ...

United States, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation - 2003 - 71 pages
...Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), examined this and other evidence. They have concluded, "The balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate." The IPCC scientists project that during our children's and grandchildren's lifetimes global warming...
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Energy at the Crossroads: Global Perspectives and Uncertainties

Professor of Geography Vaclav Smil, Vaclav Smil - 2003 - 427 pages
...latest IPCC report acknowledges the uncertainties of our risk assessments. Although it concludes that "the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate" (IPCC 2001, p. 3), it also notes that our ability to quantify the human influence on global climate...
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Global Warming: The Threat of Earth's Changing Climate

Laurence Pringle - 2003 - 48 pages
...as many as 6 degrees Fahrenheit l1 to 3.5 degrees Celsiusl by 2100. In 1995, the IPCC declared that "the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate." In 1999, the American Geophysical Union, a prestigious group of earth and space scientists, stated...
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The International Climate Change Regime: A Guide to Rules, Institutions and ...

Farhana Yamin, Joanna Depledge - 2004
...results point towards a detectable human influence on global climate' to the remarkably similar phrase 'the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate'. In the event that disagreement remains, the IPCC's principles provide for differing views to be 'explained...
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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Third Assessment ..., Volume 4

United States, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation - 2004 - 87 pages
...years is attributable to human activities. The 1995 IPCC climate-science assessment report concluded: "The balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate." There is now a longer and more closely scrutinized observed temperature record. Climate models have...
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Hard Choices: Climate Change in Canada

Centre for Studies in Religion and Society - 2004 - 273 pages
...b) Hydrological and Storm-Related Indicators In 1996, the IPCC second scientific assessment stated, "The balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate." This cautious statement represented the consensus view of those scientists working in WGI. It was based...
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Environmental Challenges in the Mediterranean 2000–2050: Proceedings of the ...

Antonio Marquina - 2004 - 390 pages
...of the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) stated in the Second Assessment Report that 'the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate' [5], and was sufficiently confident by the time of the Third Assessment Report to conclude that 'there...
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Vijfentwintig jaar later: de toekomstverkenning van de WRR uit 1977 als ...

2004 - 210 pages
...voordat het IPCC op basis van langdurige en complexe analyses van waarnemingen durfde te beweren dat "the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate". Opmerkelijk is ook de behandeling door Schuurmans van een zeer breed scala van mogelijk kwetsbare onderdelen...
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