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RichardGray,sciencecorrespondent for the London Sunday Telegraph, brings us this scoop: “Mankind has had less effect on globalwarmingthanpreviouslysupposed,aUnitedNationsreportonclimate change will claim next year.
“The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says there can be little doubt that humans are responsible for warming the planet, but the organization has reduced its overall estimate of this effect by 25 percent.”
Mr. Gray also reports that the U.N. panel will lower its predictions of how much sea levels will rise in comparison with its last report in 2001.
John McCaslin, whose column is nationally syndicated, can be reached at 202/636-3284 or email@example.com.