The Genesis of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
In the 1970s, cover stories in Time and Newsweek magazines, along with books such as The Cooling and The New Ice Age, warned of the threat of global cooling, but the concept didn't catch on. In 1988, warming fever was launched when Dr. James Hansen of NASA, in a hearing room intentionally manipulated to be warm and humid, testified before Congress that "the greenhouse effect is here and is affecting our climate now."1 Two months later, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was born, the "child" of two United Nations parent bodies—the UN Environmental Programme and the World Meteorological...
has a BS in Computer Science and worked as a software engineer with IBM until she hopped off the career track to be a full-time mom. She lives in Indianapolis, IN, and writes on apologetics and matters of faith.This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #41, Summer 2017 Copyright © 2020 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo41/climate-control-religion