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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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Key Issues of Global Changes at the End of the Second Millennium

...aerosol cooling that the following statement has been made in the Second IPCC Assessment Report [1994]: "The balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate". There is no doubt that today the human influence on climate is a reality. The problem, however, is...
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Making The International: Economic Interdependence and Political Order

Simon Bromley, Maureen Mackintosh, William Brown, Marc Wuyts - 2004 - 562 pages
...temperature since the late nineteenth century was 'unlikely to be entirely natural in origin', and that 'the balance of evidence ... suggests a discernible human influence on global climate' (IPCC, 1995, paragraph 2.4). This conclusion that there was anthropogenic global warming (that is,...
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Planet Geography

Stephen Codrington - 2005 - 761 pages
...present (actual) and from the present to 2100 (projected). The preliminary finding in 1995 concluded that 'the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate'. The conclusion reached in 2"(i] was considerably more alarming, L'sing six different projections about...
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International Public Health: Diseases, Programs, Systems, and Policies

Michael H. Merson, Robert E. Black, Anne Mills - 2005 - 775 pages
...Climate Change The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (1PCC, 1996) assesses that "the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate." Further, trends in greenhouse gas emissions will, in IPCC's estimation, cause an increase in average...
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Vortex Cities to Sustainable Cities: Australia's Urban Challenge

Phil McManus - 2005 - 231 pages
...strategies' (O'Neill, et al, 2001, 32). It first reported in 1990. In its 1995 report the IPPC noted that 'the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate (IPCC, 1996, 4). By the time of its 2000 report the IPCC had strengthened its position to say that...
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Sustainable Development and Innovation in the Energy Sector

Ulrich Steger, Wouter Achterberg, Kornelis Blok, Henning Bode, Walter Frenz, Michael Kost, Corinna Gather, Gerd Hanekamp, Rudi Kurz, Dieter Imboden, Matthias Jahnke, Hans G. Nutzinger, Thomas Ziesemer - 2005 - 267 pages
...than in earlier IPCC reports. While the second IPCC report of 1996 offered the cautious statement that "the balance of evidence . . . suggests a discernible human influence on global climate", we read in the third report that "most of the observed warming over the last 50 years is likely due...
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Ecological Economics: An Introduction

Michael Common, Sigrid Stagl - 2005 - 560 pages
...major volcanic events, which release particulate matter into the atmosphere. The SAR had said that "The balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate.' The TAR says that "There is new and stronger evidence that most of the warming observed in the last...
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Environment and Statecraft : The Strategy of Environmental Treaty-Making ...

Scott Barrett - 2003 - 446 pages
...Nevertheless, the IPCC felt sufficiently sure of the relationship to declare, in its 1995 report, that "the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate;" and in its follow-on report, issued in 2001, the IPCC strengthened this assessment, claiming that "most...
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Global Warming - Myth or Reality?: The Erring Ways of Climatology

Marcel Leroux, Jacques Comby - 2005 - 509 pages
...considers that this phenomenon 'is a cause of drought and floods in many regions' (cf. Chapter 1 3). • 'The balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate' According to the IPCC, there has been progress in assessing the additional greenhouse effect of sulphurous...
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From Resource Scarcity to Ecological Security: Exploring New Limits to Growth

Dennis Pirages, Ken Cousins - 2005 - 268 pages
...beyond the 1995 IPCC climate-science assessment report, which had concluded for the first time that the "balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate," the 2001 IPCC climatescience assessment report provided even more concrete evidence that socalled natural...
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