Road from Kyoto: Hearing Before the Committee on Science, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, Second Session
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1999
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Page 483 - Those standards require that we plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free of material misstatement. An audit includes examining, on a test basis, evidence supporting the amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. An audit also includes assessing the accounting principles used and significant estimates made by management, as well as evaluating the overall financial statement presentation. We believe that our audits provide a...
Page 483 - These financial statements are the responsibility of the company's management. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audits. We conducted our audits in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards.
Page 1027 - Promote and facilitate at the national and, as appropriate, subregional and regional levels, and in accordance with national laws and regulations, and within their respective capacities...
Page 1089 - Certified emission reductions obtained during the period from the year 2000 up to the beginning of the first commitment period can be used to assist in achieving compliance in the first commitment period.
Page 1020 - Climate change" means a change of climate which is attributed directly or indirectly to human activity that alters the composition of the global atmosphere and which is in addition to natural climate variability observed over comparable time periods. 3. "Climate system" means the totality of the atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere and geosphere and their interactions.
Page 982 - Instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be deposited with the Depositary.
Page 982 - Depositary 1. The Secretary-General of the United Nations shall be the depositary of this Convention and amendments thereto.
Page 966 - The Parties included in Annex 1 shall pursue limitation or reduction of emissions of greenhouse gases not controlled by the Montreal Protocol from aviation and marine bunker fuels, working through the International Civil Aviation Organization and the International Maritime Organization, respectively.
Page 1020 - Affirming that responses to climate change should be coordinated with social and economic development in an integrated manner with a view to avoiding adverse impacts on the latter, taking into full account the legitimate priority needs of developing countries for the achievement of sustained economic growth and the eradication of poverty...