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" the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate... "
Fuel for Thought: An Environmental Strategy for the Energy Sector - Page 30
2000 - 118 pages
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Gaia's Wager: Environmental Movements and the Challenge of Sustainability

Gary C. Bryner - 2001 - 292 pages
...the twenty-first century, but the 1995 report, involving some 2,500 scientists worldwide, concluded that the "balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate."21 The United States rejected as too ambitious the proposal from the small island states to...
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Is CO2 a Pollutant and Does EPA Have the Power to Regulate It?: Joint ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on National Economic Growth, Natural Resources, and Regulatory Affairs - 2000 - 204 pages
...of 105 years hi length. While the United Nations has stated that during the greenhouse enhancement, "the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human Influence on global climate," I cannot view what has happened as a net negative; some might easily argue that it ba net benefit Under...
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Running from the Storm: The Development of Climate Change Policy in Australia

Clive Hamilton - 2001 - 204 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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Climate Change: The State of the Science : Hearing Before the ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science - 2001 - 170 pages
...years is attributed to human activities. The 1995 IPCC climatescience assessment report concluded: "The balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate." Although many of the sources of uncertainty identified in 1995 still remain to some degree, new evidence...
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The Carbon War: Global Warming and the End of the Oil Era

Jeremy K. Leggett - 2001 - 364 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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Climate Change 2001: Synthesis Report: Third Assessment Report of the ...

Robert T. Watson, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Working Group III., Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Working Group Science, World Meteorological Organization - 2001 - 416 pages
...the warming observed over the last 50 years is attributable to human activities. The SAR concluded: "The balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate". That report also noted that the anthropogenic signal was still emerging from the background of natural...
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Clean Air Act Oversight Issues: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Clean ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Clean Air, Wetlands, Private Property, and Nuclear Safety - 2002 - 580 pages
...nature is quite uncertain. 16 Humans Are Changing the Climate In 1995, the IPCC assessment concluded that "the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate." 17 Since then the evidence has become much stronger-the recent record warmth of the 1990's, the historical...
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Looking Ahead:International Law in the 21st Century

Canadian Council on International Law. Conference - 2002 - 360 pages
...that human activities were contributing to the problem. Their 1995 Second Assessment Report concluded: "the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate". The response of the international community was to negotiate, sign and ratify the United Nations Framework...
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State of the World 2002: A Worldwatch Institute Report on Progress Toward a ...

Christopher Flavin - 2002 - 296 pages
...its second report that "the observed warming trend is unlikely to be entirely natural in origin" and that "the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate."5 In the five years since the release of the second assessment, new studies of past and current...
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Global Environmental Change

Ronald E. Hester, Roy M. Harrison - 2002 - 220 pages
...much uncertainty. A sentence carefully crafted by the meeting was unanimously agreed by the delegates: 'the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate'. Following the 1995 Report, the IPCC produced several Technical Papers in order to answer particular...
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