Climate Change 2001: Synthesis Report: Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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The Climate Change 2001 volumes of the Third Assessment Report of the IPCC provide the most comprehensive assessment of climate change since its second report, Climate Change 1995. This Synthesis Report gives a comprehensive summary of the main points of the three separate volumes of the Report: The Scientific Basis; Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability; and Mitigation. This synthesis will be particularly valuable for students and researchers who require a summary of the main issues in climate change, and will form a standard reference for policy decisions in governments and industry the world over for many years to come.
 

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Contents
1
Synthesis Report
35
Working Group Summaries
147
Technical Summary Climate Change
196
The Forcing Agents That Cause Climate F 6 Projections of Future Changes in Thermohaline
218
Regional Analyses
261
Adaptation Sustainable Development
278
Information Needs
289
Technological and Economic Potential
313
Technological and Economic Potential
324
Policies Measures and Instruments
332
Global Regional and National Costs
338
Sectoral Costs and Ancillary Benefits
346
Gaps in Knowledge
354
Annexes
355
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