IPCC releases report on global warming

Posted on Saturday, February 03 2007 @ 00:10:29 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a new report this week, here's a short overview:

  • Probable temperature rise between 1.8C and 4C
  • Possible temperature rise between 1.1C and 6.4C
  • Sea level most likely to rise by 28-43cm (the max expected rise is less than previously expected)
  • Arctic summer sea ice disappears in second half of century
  • Increase in heatwaves very likely
  • Increase in tropical storm intensity likely
  • More details at BBC.

    Download: The full IPCC report that was released this week. Three more reports will follow later this year.

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