No Doubt About Climate Change and Its Implications for Water Suppliers

Cromwell III, John E.; Smith, Joel B.; Raucher, Robert S.
September 2007
Journal: American Water Works Association;Sep2007, Vol. 99 Issue 9, p112
Academic Journal
The article reports that the Intergovernmental Panel in Climate Change (IPPC) has removed doubts about the implications of climate change for water suppliers. It is stated that the role of the IPPC is to assess on a comprehensive, objective, open and transparent basis for the risk of human induced climate change. The Fourth Assessment Report of the IPCC made headlines because of its strong claim that global warming is producing long-term effects on natural systems and that anthropogenic sources are likely causes. Moreover, IPCC concludes that adaptation will be necessary to address the effects of warming that are already unavoidable because of past emissions.


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