Report of the Fourth Session of the WMO/UNEP Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

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The Fourth session of the IPCC highlighted that developed (industrialized) countries are responsible for some 75% of the total emission of carbon dioxide and a clear commitment to stabilize and then reduce greenhouse gas emission is necessary. Also, the Panel emphasized the need for massive expansion of research and development in new energy sources and more efficient resource management procedures.

discussed on the IPCC work program for 1991 and beyond and provided objective analysis of scientific and technical assessment of the issue of climate change. The Panel also approved the report of the fourth session.

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Creation Date: August 1990
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Publisher Info: The Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change (IPCC) is the leading body for the assessment of climate change, established by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to provide the world with a clear scientific view on the current state of climate change and its potential environmental and socio-economic consequences.
Place of Publication: Geneva, Switzerland
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  • Creation: August 1990
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The Fourth session of the IPCC highlighted that developed (industrialized) countries are responsible for some 75% of the total emission of carbon dioxide and a clear commitment to stabilize and then reduce greenhouse gas emission is necessary. Also, the Panel emphasized the need for massive expansion of research and development in new energy sources and more efficient resource management procedures.

discussed on the IPCC work program for 1991 and beyond and provided objective analysis of scientific and technical assessment of the issue of climate change. The Panel also approved the report of the fourth session.

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IPCC-IV

IPCC-6

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Keyword(s): environmental change | Greenhouse Gas | human contributions and responses | climate change | global warming | Ozone assessment | emissions | climate research | energy
Series Title: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Added Title: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 4th Session, Sundsvall, Sweden, 27-30 August 1990
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