By brettbanks

Brett is a fourth year International Relations major at UBC with lofty aspirations of changing the world(for the better of course!). He has plans of pursuing a Masters degree in Brussels Belgium next year with a focus on
Globalization and the reduction of the inequities inherent in the process. Brett has also been published in the 2004-2005 edition of the International Relations Journal of International Affairs.


(this is one of many FAQ files found at Terry) The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its third assessment report back in 2001. The report concluded that the panel of prominent scientists expected the earth’s average temperature to rise from anywhere between 1.4 to 5.8% by 2100. This is a significant conclusion, even at the lower level of the scale, not only for the future havoc this would wreak on the earth’s biosphere but as well the political and economic influence such a statement could have in the here and now. So where do these numbers come from? What…