How Many Scientists Does It Take To Make a Report on Climate Change?

When we read a headline that says, “Scientists Say…” what does that really mean? Well, in the case of the report on the state of the atmospheric system put out by the International Panel on Climate Change, it means that thousands of scientists in lots of countries are involved. Here, in her 4 minute TED talk, atmospheric chemist Rachel Pike provides a glimpse of the massive scientific effort behind the bold headlines on climate change, and the sometimes risky things scientists do to gather the necessary information.

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