EUROPE: Strongest official climate statement from IPCC

March 2007
Earth Island Journal;Spring2007, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p8
The article focuses on a report entitled "Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis," by the working Group of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in Europe. Some of the conclusions stated in the report include, the global atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide have increased as a result of human activities since 1750. The changes in the atmosphere have caused increases in average global temperature since 1750. The warmth of the last half century is unusual in at least the previous 1,300 years. Warming of the climate system is unequivocal, which is evident from observations of increases in global average air and ocean temperatures, melting of snow, and rising global average sea level.


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