Road from Kyoto: The Kyoto Protocol's impacts on U.S. energy markets and economic activity

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Page 420 - Convention, stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system.
Page 545 - Nevertheless, the balance of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate.
Page 545 - Potential consequences associated with this shift in climate include a rise in sea levels, greater frequency of severe weather events, shifts in agricultural growing conditions from changing weather patterns, threats to human health from increased range and incidence of diseases, changes in availability of freshwater supplies, and damage to ecosystems and biodiversity.
Page 1067 - United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) United Nations...
Page 550 - Third, there is allowance for "banking" emission reductions within the 2008-2012 commitment period, for use in a subsequent commitment period [although the emission targets of the subsequent periods have not yet been specified]. Fourth, CDM credits achieved between 2000 and 2008 may be banked until 2008 to 2012. 2. "What flexibility" (gases and sinks) The second type of flexibility is "what flexibility", along two dimensions.
Page 1063 - Promote and facilitate the exchange of information on measures adopted by the Parties to address climate change and its effects, taking into account the differing circumstances, responsibilities and capabilities...
Page 538 - States achieves meaningful developing country participation, our overall assessment is that the economic cost to the United States in aggregate and to typical households of attaining the targets and timetables specified in the Kyoto Protocol, will be modest.
Page 1111 - I, but reaffirming existing commitments under article 4, paragraph 1 , of the Convention, and continuing to advance the implementation of these commitments in order to achieve sustainable development, taking into account article 4, paragraphs 3, 5 and 7, of the Convention...
Page 1117 - The Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the parties to this Protocol shall, at its first session, approve appropriate and effective procedures and mechanisms to determine and to address cases of non-compliance with the provisions of this Protocol, including through the development of an indicative list of consequences, taking into account the cause, type, degree and frequency of non-compliance.
Page 1117 - In the implementation of their commitments under paragraph 2 above, a certain degree of flexibility shall be allowed by the Conference of the Parties to the Parties included in Annex I undergoing the process of transition to a market economy...

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