Climate Change

Timeline of IPCC Findings

IPCC (1990) Broad overview of climate change science, discussion of uncertainties and evidence for warming.

IPCC (1995) “The balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate.”

IPCC (2001) “Most of the warming of the past 50 years is likely (>66%) to be attributable to human activities.”

IPCC (2007) “Warming is unequivocal, and most of the warming of the past 50 years is very likely (90%) due to increases in greenhouse gases.”

10 December 07 - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and Al Gore Jr. were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize “for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.”

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