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Topic Index of the UNFCCC COP-5 High Level Segment:
Science/Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel Climate Change
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Several Parties noted that scientific uncertainty should not deter Parties from taking action, given the global scale of risks from climate change. A number of Parties emphasized the importance of the Third Assessment Report of the IPCC, due in 2001.

Parties that addressed this issue were:

African Group

EU

Australia

Denmark

Micronesia

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