The United Nations Climate Convention: Unattainable or Irrelevant

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Science  01 Dec 1995:
Vol. 270, Issue 5241, pp. 1454
DOI: 10.1126/science.270.5241.1454


P. Kauppi argues that the recommendation of the UN Climate Convention (“… to stabilize … greenhouse gas concentrations [to] … prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system”) is laudable, but likely cannot be achieved.