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Greenhouse Report Foresees Growing Global Stress

Science  03 Nov 1995:
Vol. 270, Issue 5237, pp. 731
DOI: 10.1126/science.270.5237.731


A panel of scientists convened by the United Nations has issued a grim picture of the greenhouse world: Global warming could affect everything from ocean fisheries to human health, mostly for the worse. But the good news, the panel said in a major report, is that these effects could be forestalled with surprisingly little cost.