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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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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Weather

Mel Goldstein - 2002 - 384 pages
...change. Through the 1990s, the IPCC issued a series of climate assessments and officially concluded, "The balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate." The panel concluded that world climate has warmed an average of 1 degree F, and another 2- to 6.5-degree...
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Rain Stops Play: Cricketing Climates

Andrew Hignell - 2002 - 226 pages
...the result of human activity. Indeed, in 1996 the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change concluded 'the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate'." Scientists believe that global warming could result in greater extremes, especially in El Nino and...
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The Crowded Greenhouse: Population, Climate Change, and Creating a ...

John Firor, Judith E. Jacobsen - 2008 - 258 pages
...the committee recognized that uncertainties remained in key factors of the calculations, it felt that "the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global warming." This conclusion, which went further than any previous statement, balanced the committee's...
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What the Future Holds: Insights from Social Science

Richard N. Cooper, Richard Layard - 2003 - 285 pages
...After several caveats and a number of sentences highlighting such uncertainties, the Report concluded: "Nevertheless, the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on the climate." The reasons for this now-famous subjective judgment were many, such as the kinds of factors...
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Life, Love and Children: A Practical Introduction to Bioscience Ethics and ...

Irina Pollard - 2002 - 269 pages
...far back as 1995 the United Nations' main advisory panel endorsed a scientific report concluding that the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on the global climate. Furthermore, scientists also predict that factors other than climate will intensify...
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Judaism and Global Survival

Richard H. Schwartz - 2002 - 252 pages
...global temperature increase during the last century "is unlikely to be entirely natural in origin," that "the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on human climate," and the average global temperature will increase by between 2.5 and 10.4 degrees Fahrenheit...
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Understanding Sustainable Architecture

Terry J. Williamson, Terry Williamson, Antony Radford, Helen Bennetts - 2003 - 160 pages
...long-term natural variability and the time-evolving pattern of forcing by, and response to, changes in concentrations of greenhouse gases and aerosols, and...is a discernible human influence on global climate. (IPCC 1995) Six years on, the IPCC 2001 report is less circumspect in its findings and says with confidence,...
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Butterflies: Ecology and Evolution Taking Flight

Carol L. Boggs, Ward B. Watt, Paul R. Ehrlich, Paul Ralph Ehrlich - 2003 - 739 pages
...D. Thomas, and Brian Huntley In 1995, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change concluded that "the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate" (IPCC 1996), and in its most recent report, the IPCC concluded that "there is new and stronger evidence...
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The Discovery of Global Warming

Spencer R. Weart - 2004 - 228 pages
...interests, in 1995 the IPCC gave the world its conclusions. The report's single widely quoted sentence said, "The balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate." The weasely wording showed the strain of political compromises that had watered down the original draft,...
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The Reporter's Environmental Handbook

Bernadette West, M. Jane Lewis, David B. Sachsman, Michael R. Greenberg - 2003 - 340 pages
...the IPCC published its Second Assessment Report. This report is best known for its conclusion that "the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate change." The report identified the availability of "no regrets" options and other cost-effective strategies...
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