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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

THE FIRST WORLD Climate Conference organized by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) expressed concern about significant extended regional and even global changes of climate due to human's activities on Earth. The conference appealed to nations of the world to foresee and prevent potential human-made changes in climate that might have adverse effects on human race. A joint UNEP/WMO/ICSU conference convened in Villach, Austria on the “Assessment of the Role of Carbon Dioxide and of Other Greenhouse Gases in Climate Variations and Associated Impacts.” The conference concluded that a rise of global mean temperature could occur due to the increasing greenhouse gases and warming of the globe could result in sea level rises. This warming and probable rate and degree of warming are closely linked with ...

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