2.01.2007

Scientists Agree The Earth is Getting Hotter

In a report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the world's leading climate scientists said global warming has begun, is "very likely" caused by man, and will be unstoppable for centuries.

The scientists — using their strongest language yet on the issue — said now that world has begun to warm, hotter temperatures and rises in sea level "would continue for centuries" no matter how much humans control their pollution. The report also linked the warming to the recent increase in stronger hurricanes.

AP Story: Warming 'likely' man-made, unstoppable