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Abramovitz, Janet N. “Unnatural Disasters.” Worldwatch Paper (158) October 2001.

Crowley, Thomas J. “Causes of Climate Change over the Past Thousand Years,” Science 289 (2000): 270-277.

Dunn, Seth. “Reading the Weathervane: Climate Policy from Rio to Johannesburg.” Worldwatch Paper (160) August 2002. 

Falkowski, P. R., J. Scholes, E. Boyle, J. Canadell, D. Canfield, J. Elser, N. Gruber, K. Hibbard, P. Hogberg, S. Linder, F. T. Mackenzie, B. Moore III, T. Pedersen, Y. Rosenthal, S. Seitzinger, V. Smetacek and W. Steffen. “The Global Carbon Cycle: A Test of Our Knowledge of Earth as a System,” Science 290 (2000): 291.

Flavin, Christopher and S. Dunn. “Rising Sun, Gathering Winds: Policies to Stabilize the Climate and Strengthen Economies.” Worldwatch Paper (138) November 1997. 

Gatay, Habiba, Avelina Suarez, David Jon Dokken and Robert Watson, (ed.). “Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: Climate Change and Biodiversity.” April 2002.

Grubler, Arnulf. “Trends in Global Emissions: Carbon, Sulfur and Nitrogen,” Encyclopedia of Global Change vol. 3 (West Sussex, UK: John Wiley and Sons, 2001), 42-47.

Hassol, Susan Jo. “Arctic Climate Impact Effect.” Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.

International Institute for Sustainable Development. “Issues and Options: The Kyoto Protocol’s Second Commitment Period.” International Institute for Sustainable Development, 2003.

Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Control. 11 December 1997.

Legget, Jeremy. The Carbon War: Dispatches from the End of the Century. London: Penguin Press, 1999.

Mastny, Lisa. “Purchasing Power: Harnessing Institutional Procurement for People and the Planet.” Worldwatch Paper (166) July 2003.

National Research Council. Climate Change Science: An Analysis of Some Key Questions.  Washington: National Academy Press, 2001.

Parmesan, Camille and G. Yohe. “A Globally Coherent Fingerprint of Climate Change Impacts Across Natural Systems,” Nature 421 (2003): 37-42.

"Climate of 1999 - Annual Review"National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/ol/climate/research/1999/ann/ann99.html

“Primer on Climate Change and Human Health.” Nugent, Olivia. Polution Probe. www.polutionprobe.org/Publications/Primers.htm

Root, Terry L, J. Price, K. Hall, S. Schneider, C. Rosenzweig and J. Pounds. “Fingerprints of Global Warming on Wild Animals and Plants,” Nature 421.2 (2003): 57-60.

Schneider, Stephen. Laboratory Earth. New York: Basic Books, 1997.

Swiss Reinsurance Company. “Catastrophes and Natural Disasters.” Sigma, Vol. 1, 2004.

Walther, Gian-Reto, E. Post, P. Convey, A. Menzel, C. Parmesan, T. Beebee, J. Fromentin, O. Hoegh-Guldberg and F. Bairlein. “Ecological Responses to Recent Climate Change,” Nature 416 (2002): 389-395. 

Zwiers, Francis and A. Weaver. “The Causes of Twentieth Century Warming,” Science 290 (2000): 2081-2083. 

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