The Science of Rising Temperatures and How It Influences Environmental Policy Makers

Gordon McBean
Published: Wednesday, 11/23/2005 12:00 am EST

Fifteen years ago the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) submitted to governments its first assessment of the science of climate change. It drew upon a long history of climate science going back several hundred years, as well as research coordinated through the World Climate Research Program, sponsored by the International Council for Science, the World Meteorological Organization and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO.

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