Spurred by damning new reports and growing concerns about the effects of global warming, the United Nations wants to hold a summit on climate change in September.
Climate Report: Global Warming Effects Could Be Seen in 10 Years
Giant Mirrors to Deflect Sun Suggested as One Possible Solution
ABC Jan. 30, 2007 — - A major new report on global warming slated to be released Friday raises new fears that the earth's climate is changing faster than anyone thought possible.
Today, 500 of the world's top scientists are meeting behind closed doors to finish a landmark report on global warming, and the picture they paint is not pretty. They say changes in the climate could start happening within the next 10 years.
ABC News has obtained a preliminary draft of the upcoming report on climate change, which shows a grim outlook on the effects of global warming and emphasizes that scientists are more convinced than ever that humans are causing it.
"We're hoping that it will convince people, you know, that climate change is real," said Kenneth Denman, co-author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ....full text