Global Climate Change: Hearing Before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, Second Session ... September 17, 1996, Volume 4
U. S. Congress Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Staff, United States, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1997 - 139 pages
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Page 1 - Nevertheless, the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate.
Page 132 - the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate...
Page 107 - Such review shall be carried out in the light of the best available scientific information and assessment on climate change and Its impacts, as well as relevant technical, social and economic information.
Page 107 - Summit, its ultimate objective is the "stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic (human-made) interference with the climate system.
Page 77 - ... where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing such measures, taking into account that policies and measures to deal with climate change should be cost-effective so as to ensure global benefits at the lowest possible cost.
Page 18 - 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 94 - ... be met through maximum flexibility in the selection of implementation measures, including the use of reliable activities implemented jointly, and trading mechanisms around the world.
Page 11 - Geneva that future negotiations focus on an agreement that sets a realistic, verifiable and binding medium-term emissions target. We believe that the medium-term target must be met through maximum flexibility in the selection of implementation measures, including the use of measures such as reliable joint implementation and trading mechanisms.