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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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Global Governance: An Architecture for the World Economy

Kiel Week Conference (2002) - 2003 - 276 pages
...connected these two trends, leading them to conclude in its Second Assessment Report (IPCC 1996) that: "the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate." Five years later, the IPCC deepened its concern in its Third Assessment Report: "[There is] new and...
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Unnatural Law: Rethinking Canadian Environmental Law and Policy

David R. Boyd - 2014 - 489 pages
...reducing greenhouse gas emissions.37 The second report from the IPCC, published in 1995, concluded, "The balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate."38 In response to growing public concern and stronger scientific evidence, the Kyoto Protocol...
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Cities and Climate Change: Urban Sustainability and Global Environmental ...

Harriet Bulkeley, Michele Merrill Betsill - 2005 - 237 pages
...the scope of natural variability have taken, or will take, place. The IPCC argues in contrast that 'the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on the global climate' (Houghton ef a/.1996: 5). In 1999, the Chairman of the IPCC suggested that it is...
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Is Nature Ever Evil?: Religion, Science, and Value

Willem B. Drees - 2003 - 341 pages
...indirectly caused a rise in temperature. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change concluded that 'the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on the climate' (Vellinga and Verseveld 1999: 2; Burton et al. 1998: xxi). Global warming brings about...
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Science and Politics in the International Environment

Neil E. Harrison, Gary C. Bryner - 2004 - 379 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. [Emphasis added] The word "discernible" was not chosen lightly. The scientists recognized that policy...
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Shapers of the Great Debate on Conservation: A Biographical Dictionary

Rachel White, Rachel White Scheuering - 2004 - 312 pages
...a level of consensus never before reached on the issue of global warming. Their report stated that "the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate," and that climate instability would likely cause "widespread economic, social, and environmental dislocation...
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The Debatabase Book: A Must-have Guide for Successful Debate

International Debate Education Association - 2004 - 237 pages
...Change (IPCC), an international body ser up to study possible global watming, has concluded that ". . . the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate." Computer models predict that continued global watming could have carastrophic effects. Changes in temperature...
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The Environment and Science: Social Impact and Interaction

Christian C. Young - 2005 - 299 pages
...human activities dating back to the Industrial Revolution. Since 1995, the IPCC has maintained that "the balance of evidence suggests that there is a...discernible human influence on global climate" (Climate Change 2001, 22). Challenges to that consensus view continue to attract attention, and as part of the...
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The Republican War on Science

Chris C. Mooney - 2005 - 342 pages
...the decade since the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) cautious 1995 statement that "the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate," the science of climate change has strengthened considerably. Even as industryfriendly "skeptics" questioned...
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Eco Media

Sean Cubitt, Professor of Film and Television Studies Sean Cubitt - 2005 - 168 pages
...(IPCC) in 1988, which reported in 1990 and 1995, the latter report including the now famous statement 'the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate' (IPCC 1996, Summary for Policymakers). The guarded language is that of scientists, certainly, but also...
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