Effects of Human activities on global climate: a summary, with consideration of the implications of a possibly warmer Earth
In response to a request by the Seventh World Meteorological Congress, the WMO Executive Committee at its twenty-eighth session (1976) approved the text of an officiai WMO statement on climatic change which is reproduced in the following pages, and at the same time allocated responsibilities for promoting and co-ordinating work in three broad components of an integrated international effort related to studies of climatic change. The Commission for Atmospheric Sciences was given the main responsibility in respect of one of these namely, the work on assessing and predicting the effects of geoastrophysical processes and human activities on climate.
Notes: Prepared in response to the request addressed to the president of CAS in Resolution 12(EC-XXYIII) and presented to the third session of the Executive Committee Panel of Experts on climatic Change.
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