Heating Up for GLOBAL WARMING Research and Policy

Stoss, Kaeti; Stoss, Frederick W.
January 2008
Online;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p37
Trade Publication
The article considers the progress made in global warming research and policy. When the film "An Inconvenient Truth," directed by Davis Guggenheim and starring former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, won the 2006 Academy Award for best documentary feature, it focused people's attention on the climate crisis. According to the authors, newspapers have shown a marked increase in the coverage of global warming news due to the film. The report "Climate Change 2007" from the United Nations (UN) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has four components which include "Working Group I Report (WGI): The Physical Science Basis."


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