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Climate report by international panel says warming 'extremely likely' man-made

STOCKHOLM - Scientists can now say with extreme confidence that human activity is the dominant cause of the global warming observed since the 1950s, a new report by an international scientific group said Friday. Calling man-made warming "extremely likely," the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change used the strongest words yet on the issue as it adopted its assessment on the state of the climate system. In its previous assessment, in 2007, the U.N.-sponsored panel said it was "very likely" that global warming was man-made.

UN climate experts deny secrecy after new leak

* Climate sceptic publishes draft of report on global warming * Panel says anyone can review its work OSLO, Jan 8 (Reuters) - The U.N. panel of climate scientists has rejected criticism that it is too secretive after a blogger sceptical about global warming published a leaked draft on Tuesday of one of its massive reports.
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