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Reviews on Global Warming

  1. May 5, 2005 #1

    Monique

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    There is controversy about how certain the scientific community is of its conclusions about global warming: whether humans are influencing the climate and whether global temperatures will continue to rise rapidly in this century.

    There are two reviews that can be used as a reference for information.

    This thread is locked since it is meant as a reference point. Contact me if you want to make an addition.
     
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  3. Oct 3, 2009 #2

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    Contributed by Sylas:

    Since these two reviews were published, both have now been given in updated forms. The differences give a useful insight into how climate science is progressing, and the new versions are more up to date.
    • The Physical Science Basis reviews the underlying science of the fourth IPCC assessment report, which is now available at the ipcc site. It is very long, but there is a technical summary and an FAQ which can help as a guide.
    • The second reference above provides a "Review of the Current State-of-the-Controversy". In the light of significant progress on the major issues of controversy identified in that 2003 review, the author published an update in 2007. It is:
      Keller (2007) Global Warming 2007. An Update to Global Warming: The Balance of Evidence and Its Policy Implications.
      TheScientificWorldJOURNAL 7, 381–399. DOI 10.1100/tsw.2007.91
     
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