Dominant Cause

Dominant Cause

The essential or most direct source of an accident or injury, regardless of when it occurred.

In Tort Law, the dominant cause of an injury is the proximate cause, or the primary or moving cause, without which the injury would not have occurred.

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COUR-NP-GLI targets a broad set of gliadin proteins found in wheat gluten, the class of antigenic proteins generally accepted as the dominant cause of celiac disease.
IPCC adds that greenhouse gas emissions are "extremely likely to have been the dominant cause of the observed warming since the mid-20th century" and that warming will be a "very likely" catalyst for increased heat waves, extreme precipitation events, warmer oceans and higher sea levels.
Human influence has been detected in warming of the atmosphere and the ocean, in changes in the global water cycle, in reduction in snow and ice, and in global mean-sea-level rise; and it is extremely likely to have been the dominant cause of the observed warming since the mid-20th century,'' the draft report said.
Earlier this year, the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC) report claimed that global warming is an irrefutable fact, and that scientists are 95% sure that human influence has been the dominant cause since the mid-20th century.
HUMAN influence is a dominant cause of global warming, a UN climate panel has claimed warning that it will create health problems and lead to shortage of food and water particularly in South Asia.
The authors are aware of the politically charged debate behind the concept, noting that at least one scientific organization is not convinced that humans are the dominant cause of global warming (while at least six other scientific organizations are convinced that humans are culpable).
Moore asserted that there is no evidence that human emissions of carbon dioxide are the dominant cause of the minor warming of the Earth's atmosphere over the past 100 years.
The report's "Summary for Policymakers" declares it "extremely likely that human influence has been the dominant cause of the observed warming since the mid-20th century.
htm) recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said scientists are almost certain the dominant cause of global warming is caused by mankind.
DENIS SEWELL, Marske SO the United Nation's Climate Panel has decreed that they are 95% certain that humans are the dominant cause of global warming since the 1950s.
It is extremely likely that human influence has been the dominant cause of observed warming since the mid-20th century," according to the summary issued after a weeklong meeting in Stockholm and meant to guide policymakers in shifting towards greener energies from fossil fuels.