The Right Climate for Assessment

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Science  26 Sep 1997:
Vol. 277, Issue 5334, pp. 1916-1918
DOI: 10.1126/science.277.5334.1916

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As nations prepare for a debate in Japan on whether to set limits on greenhouse emissions, Robert Watson of the World Bank takes charge of the world's leading scientific program of climate change assessment. Will his success as a scientist and negotiator in curbing ozone depletion carry over to improving the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change?