Global Climate Change Digest: Main Page | Introduction | Archives | Calendar | Copy Policy | Abbreviations | Guide to Publishers

GCRIO Home ->arrow Library ->arrow Archives of the Global Climate Change Digest ->arrow June 1992 ->arrow NEWS...

U.S. Global Change Research Information Office logo and link to home

Last Updated:
February 28, 2007

GCRIO Program Overview



Our extensive collection of documents.


Get Acrobat Reader

Privacy Policy

Global Climate Change DigestArchives of the
Global Climate Change Digest

A Guide to Information on Greenhouse Gases and Ozone Depletion
Published July 1988 through June 1999



Item #d92jun103

Two foundation-supported groups in the U.S. have independently published criticisms of the climate change assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. (See Reports/Gen. Interest, this GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE DIGEST issue--June 1992.) The George C. Marshall Institute, which provides scientific and technical advice on matters that impact public policy, published a controversial report on climate change in 1989. Its latest report finds that available data do not support predictions of greenhouse warming or the notion that human activity has already caused warming. Comments on the report from other scientists are given in Sci. News (p. 317, May 9, 1992), and Global Environ. Change Rep. (pp. 6-7, May 8).

The Science and Environmental Policy Project has published a detailed review of the IPCC scientific assessment and updates, prompted by the results of a survey last year which concluded that the summary of the 1990 assessment was not supported by statements in the assessment itself, nor did it fully represent the opinions of the contributing scientists. (See Survey of Scientists' Views..., GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE DIGEST, Reports/Gen. Interest, Jan. 1992.)

  • Guide to Publishers
  • Index of Abbreviations

  • Hosted by U.S. Global Change Research Information Office. Copyright by Center for Environmental Information, Inc. For more information contact U.S. Global Change Research Information Office, Suite 250, 1717 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20006. Tel: +1 202 223 6262. Fax: +1 202 223 3065. Email: Web: Webmaster:
    U.S. Climate Change Technology Program Intranet Logo and link to Home