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Technical Note No. 156

Effects of Human activities on global climate

A summary, with consideration of the implications of a possibly warmer Earth

WMO-No. 486

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Geneva
Year published
1976
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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.

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English
Number of pages
68 p.
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Digital
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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. Summaries available in English, French, Russian and Spanish.

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TN 156
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WMO-No. 486
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