Sunday, 6 May 2007

Behind the scenes at the Paris climate change meeting

click for 9th February Podcast (9min to 17 minutes)
  • IPCC final 2007 report (2nd Feb released) Scientist & Governmental concensus report says 90% (9/10) chance (ie. very likely) that climate change is caused by man
    • Chinese & Saudia Arabia delegation argued that their was a 66% chance (likely) that climate change is caused by man. NB. The "likely" term was used in the final IPCC 2001 report. The Chinese arguement was dismissed in the final 2007 IPCC report.
    • US delegation was cooperative and constructive
  • unequivocal evidence that global warming is happening

reposted from: NS podcast
my: highlights / emphasis / key points / comments

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