US posts sensitive climate report for public comment

Giles, Jim
May 2006
Nature;5/4/2006, Vol. 441 Issue 7089, p6
Academic Journal
The article reports on the concern of climate experts over a U.S. government decision to release the sensitive Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fourth Assessment Report while still in draft form. The reports contain political negotiations on climate change. The U.S. government argues that the move will allow experts to comment and avoid accusations that groups have been denied access.


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