Turning up the heat

July 2001
Wild: Australia's Wilderness Adventure Magazine;Jul-Sep2001, Issue 81, p79
Previews the content of the report entitled 'Climate Change 2001: The Scientific Basis.' Forecast on the increase in global temperature; Causes of global warming; Impact of the global warming on Australia.


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