Obtaining relevant and reliable data is the first step in addressing any environmental problem, with global climate change being no exception. In considering next steps in the international effort against climate change, policymakers and stakeholders are confronted by a wealth of data on everything from century-old emission trends to likely economic growth decades into the future.
World Resources Institute
Source / Citation
K.A. Baumert, T. Herzog, J. Pershing, Navigating the Numbers: Greenhouse Gas Data and International Climate Policy, World Resources Institute, Washington, DC (2005)