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2013-08-20. Climate Panel Cites Near Certainty on Warming.

posted Aug 22, 2013, 1:28 PM by Alan Gould
 For GSS Climate Change chapter 7. Excerpt: A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change states that the authors are now 95 percent to 100 percent confident that human activity is the primary influence on planetary warming. ...warns that sea levels could conceivably rise by more than three feet by the end of the century if emissions continue at a runaway pace.  The scientists, whose findings are reported in a draft summary of the next big United Nations climate report [published every five or six years by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change], largely dismiss a recent slowdown in the pace of warming, which is often cited by climate change doubters, attributing it most likely to short-term factors. .... http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/20/science/earth/extremely-likely-that-human-activity-is-driving-climate-change-panel-finds.html. Justin Gillis, New York Times.