A Summary of Current Climate Change Findings and Figures. World Meteorological Organization. Web posted April 2013.
According to the brief, there is a strong scientific consensus that the global climate is changing and that human activity contributes significantly. This consensus is attested to by a joint statement signed in 2005 by 11 of the world’s leading national science academies representing Brazil,Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, India, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States. Their statement confirmed the likelihood of human-induced climate change. Many other science bodies have issued similar statements. [Note: contains copyrighted material].
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