The IPCC, created at the request of several government bodies, is a scientific intergovernmental body under the watch of the United Nations. It was first established in 1988 by two United Nations organizations, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and later endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly. The IPCC seeks to provide scientific assessments on current climate issues, the risk of climate change caused by human activity, and the possible outcomes for the future. The IPCC consists of three Working Groups (WG). The WG I is responsible for the assessment of the current physical scientific aspects of climate change. The WG II is responsible for the assessment of the impact of climate change on socio-economic and natural systems. The WG III is responsible for the assessment of available options for mitigating climate change. ...
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...unblinking eyes in order to see for myself what is truly ailing our environment. I decided to start taking action instead of waiting to be assured in the next ten years or so that there is a 100% confidence in climate change due to human activities, at which point it will be too late. No one can say for certain what the future holds, but do you not think it will be better to stand up and take charge instead of sitting by and letting ourselves be consumed by trivial matters? So again I ask, are you worried and will you be willing to stand up and take charge?
IPCC - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Nov. 2013.
Working Group I Contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis. Rep. N.p.: n.p., n.d. IPCC. Web. 24 Nov. 2013.
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