Fiscal Year 2001 Climate Change Budget Authorization Request: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment of the Committee on Science, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Second Session, March 9, 2000, Volume 1

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 2001
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Page 945 - Convention, stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system.
Page 945 - The Conference of the Parties, as the supreme body of this Convention, shall keep under regular review the implementation of the Convention...
Page 102 - Separate statements have been prepared for submission on other biomass energy RD&D performed by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) under the Energy and Water Development Bill, and by EERE's Office of Industrial Technologies under the Interior and Related Agencies Bill.
Page 435 - Board, will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities...
Page 138 - ... the Congress an assessment which — 1. integrates, evaluates, and interprets the findings of the Program and discusses the scientific uncertainties associated with such findings; 2. analyzes the effects of global change on the natural environment, agriculture, energy production and use, land and water resources, transportation, human health and welfare, human social systems, and biological diversity; and 3. analyzes current trends in global change, both human-induced and natural, and projects...
Page 162 - The purpose of the clean development mechanism shall be to assist Parties not included in annex I in achieving sustainable development and in contributing to the ultimate objective of the Convention, and to assist Parties included in annex I in achieving compliance with their quantified emission limitation and reduction commitments under article 3.
Page 9 - Other initiatives, many of which include private-sector partnerships or support, also involve the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, the Department of Defense, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the National Library of Medicine, the Library of Congress, and the Smithsonian Institution (63).
Page 400 - No vessel or other craft shall enter or remain within the danger zone during its use for firing practice. Firing will ordinarily take place between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday of each week. (.2) Prior to the conduct of each firing practice a red flag will be displayed from the water tank on Henderson Point and watercraft in the vicinity will be warned by patrol boats. (3) Any such watercraft shall, upon being so warned, immediately vacate the...
Page 918 - 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 is not threatened and to enable economic development to proceed in a sustainable manner.
Page 400 - ... governmental entities), consistent with obtaining the regulatory objectives, taking into account, among other things, and to the extent practicable, the costs of cumulative regulations. (12) Each agency shall draft its regulations to be simple and easy to understand, with the goal of minimizing the potential for uncertainty and litigation arising from such uncertainty.

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