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" Nevertheless, the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate. "
Scientific Integrity and Public Trust: The Science Behind Federal Policies ... - Page 347
by United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science. Subcommittee on Energy and Environment - 1996 - 1190 pages
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Meteorology at the Millennium

Formerly Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wales Lampeter and Professor of the Law of Property and Equity Robert Pearce, Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) - 2002 - 333 pages
...anthropogenic in origin or not) has not yet been achieved. The IPCC have, very reasonably, concluded that the "balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate". However, we still seek incontrovertible evidence of this: of course, it is possible that such evidence...
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Global Challenges

Bob Digby - 2001 - 256 pages
...century. A summary of the research evidence the IPCC have put together led them to conclude in 1995 that 'the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate'. They reiterated the key points of their evidence: • Global temperatures had risen by up to 1C over...
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Competition and Succession in Pastures

P. G. Tow, Alec Lazenby - 2000 - 322 pages
...human influences. Nevertheless, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has concluded that 'the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate' (IPCC, 1995). Climate scientists cannot currently give precise predictions of how climate will change...
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The Environment: Principles and Applications

Chris C. Park - 2001 - 660 pages
...cause global warming (see Box 1.2l. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has concluded that 'the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate'. Scientists predict that average global temperature will rise bv 1 .5—4.5 C by 20 30, causing patterns...
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International Relations and Global Climate Change

Urs Luterbacher, Detlef F. Sprinz - 2001 - 354 pages
...cooperation to promote global climate policies. In 1995, the IPCC made the by-now famous statement that "the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate" (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 1996, Summary for Policymakers). Since then, evidence continues...
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Fundamental Tax Reform: Hearing Before the Committee on Ways and ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means - 2001 - 427 pages
...(IPCC) — a group of more than 2,200 scientists and economists from nearly 60 nations— declared that "the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate," signaling the growing scientific consensus on the issue. In 1998, over 2500 economists, including eight...
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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
...Reports, which summarized the current state of knowledge. The first of these reports concluded that "the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate."2 The Third Assessment Reports, approved in early 2001, found even stronger evidence and concluded,...
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Judaism and Vegetarianism

Richard H. Schwartz - 2001 - 230 pages
...temperature increase during the last century "is unlikely to be entirely natural in origin" and that "the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on human climate." These conclusions are in the panel's Second Assessment Report, a document that received...
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Routledge Encyclopedia of International Political Economy: Entries G-O

R. J. Barry Jones - 2001 - 1818 pages
...Meteorological Organization (WMO). In their Second Assessment Report, IPCC concludes that 'the balance of the evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate' (IPCC, 1995). The effects of climate change will vary greatly across the regions of the world, with...
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Climate Development and History of the North Atlantic Realm

Hanse Conference on Climate and History - 2002 - 486 pages
...in great detail (Houghton et al. 1990, 1992, 1996), the IPCC made in 1995 its famous statement that "the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate. "In fact, one could argue that "there has been a shift from absurd statements to uncertainty at the...
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