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" 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. "
Large-Scale Disasters: Prediction, Control, and Mitigation - Page 331
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Global Warming: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy and ..., Volume 4

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Energy and Power - 1992 - 192 pages
...established [artificially) [on land which previously did not carry forest.)) "Cliute change* means a change of climate which is attributed directly or...variability observed over comparable time periods. "Climate systeei* means the totality of the atmosphere, hydrosphere, including cryosphere, oceans and...
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Environmental Law Lexicon

Nicholas A. Robinson - 2016 - 400 pages
...trees. Witt v. Kulongoski, 319 Ore. 7, 872 P.2d 14 (Ore. 1994). CLIMATE CHANGE: A change of climate that is attributed directly or indirectly to human activity...alters the composition of the global atmosphere and that is in addition to natural climate variability observed over comparable time periods; UN Framework...
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Global Warming: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy and ..., Volume 4

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Energy and Power - 1992 - 192 pages
...of climate which is attributed directiy or indirectiy to human activity that alters the composltion of the global atmosphere and which is in addition to natural climate varisbility observed over comparable tune periods. "Climats systssi* means the totality of the atmosphere,...
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International Conventions on Protection of Humanity and Environment

Günter Hoog, Angela Steinmetz - 1993 - 628 pages
...on the operation of socio-economic systems or on human health and welfare. 2. 'Climate change' means a change of climate which is attributed directly or...variability observed over comparable time periods. 3. "Climate system" means the totality of the atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere and geosphere and...
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Negotiating Climate Change: The Inside Story of the Rio Convention

Irving M. Mintzer, J. Amber Leonard - 1994 - 392 pages
...on the operation of socio-economic systems or on human health and welfare. 2. "Climate change" means a change of climate which is attributed directly or...variability observed over comparable time periods. 3. "Climate system" means the totality of the atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere and geosphere and...
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Taking Action: An Environmental Guide for You and Your Community

United Nations Environment Programme - 1995 - 224 pages
...change: The slow variations of climatic characteristics over time at a given place. Usually refers to the change of climate which is attributed directly or...natural climate variability, observed over comparable periods. Climate system: The totality of the atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, andgeosphere and their...
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Climate Change 1995: Economic and Social Dimensions of Climate Change ...

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Hoe-sŏng Yi, Groupe d'experts intergouvernemental sur l'évolution du climat, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Working Group III. - 1996 - 448 pages
...impacts on particular regions or communities. Endnotes 1. The Framework Convention on Climate Change defines "climate change" as a change of climate which...variability observed over comparable time periods. The question as to whether such changes are potential or can already be identified is analyzed in Volume...
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Climate Change 1995: The Science of Climate Change: Contribution of Working ...

Ed Houghton, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Groupe d'experts intergouvernemental sur l'évolution du climat. Working group 2 - 1996 - 572 pages
...differs from the usage in the Framework Convention on Climate Change where climate change refers to a change of climate which is attributed directly or...variability observed over comparable time periods. 2 A simple measure of the importance of a potential climate change mechanism. Radiative forcing is...
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Scientific Integrity and Public Trust: The Science Behind Federal ..., Volume 4

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science. Subcommittee on Energy and Environment - 1996 - 1190 pages
...differs from the usage in the Framework Convention on Climate Change where Climate Change refers to a change of climate which is attributed directly or...variability observed over comparable time periods. 2 A simple measure of the importance of a potential climate change mechanism. Radiative forcing is...
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Scientific Integrity and Public Trust: The Science Behind Federal ..., Volume 4

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science. Subcommittee on Energy and Environment - 1996 - 1190 pages
...not know - and not a 1 The Framework Convention on Climate Change defines "climate change" to mean a change of climate which is attributed directly or...the composition of the global atmosphere and which K in addition to natural climate variability observed over comparable time periods. The question as...
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