Global Warming: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session, Part 1
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1993
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Page 12 - IPCC was established in 1988 by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The role of the IPCC is to assess the scientific, technical and socio-economic information relevant to understanding the scientific basis of risk of human-induced climate change, its potential impacts and options for adaptation and mitigation.
Page 81 - Convention, stabilisation of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system. Such a level should be achieved within a time-frame sufficient to allow ecosystems to adapt naturally to climate change, to ensure that food production...
Page 79 - We also must take the lead in addressing the challenge of global warming that could make our planet and its climate less hospitable and more hostile to human life. Today, I reaffirm my personal and announce our Nation's commitment to reducing our emissions of greenhouse gases to their 1990 levels by the year 2000.
Page 14 - I would be pleased to answer any questions that you or the members of the subcommittee may have. Mr.
Page 82 - Protocol for the period referred to in subparagraph (a), with the aim of returning individually or jointly to their 1990 levels these anthropogenic emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases not controlled by the Montreal Protocol.
Page 36 - Each developed country Party and each other Party included in annex I shall incorporate in its communication the following elements of information: (a) A detailed description of the policies and measures that it has adopted to implement...
Page 82 - Parties shall adopt national' policies and take corresponding measures on the mitigation of climate change, by limiting its anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases and protecting and enhancing its greenhouse gas sinks and reservoirs.
Page 75 - The hearing is adjourned. [Whereupon, at 11:50 am, the subcommittee was adjourned, to reconvene at the call of the Chair.] [The following material was received for the record.] of aep««m«t«ie« Committee on Cnergp anb Commerce SC 20515 March 22, 1991 Ms.
Page 82 - In order to promote progress to this end. each of these Parties shall communicate, within six months of the entry into force of the Convention for it and periodically thereafter, and in accordance with Article 12, detailed information on its policies and measures...