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" Convention, stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system. Such a level should be achieved within a time frame sufficient to allow ecosystems... "
Scientific Integrity and Public Trust: The Science Behind Federal Policies ... - Page 352
by United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science. Subcommittee on Energy and Environment - 1996 - 1190 pages
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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'Úvolution du climat, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Working Group III. - 1996 - 448 pages
...reference point for decisions by the parties. The objective of the Convention (Article 2) is to achieve stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in...economic development to proceed in a sustainable manner. The objective, and other provisions of the Convention, make clear that the parties must consider both...
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Time-scales and Environmental Change

Thackwray S. Driver, Graham P. Chapman, Graham Chapman - 1996 - 275 pages
...from such subjective choice to considerations of adaptation and economics, formulating the objective 'within a time frame sufficient to allow ecosystems...economic development to proceed in a sustainable manner'. Note, however, that the indicators in Table 5.1 do not appear to cover the extreme events that are...
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Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering ...

Joan Burrelli, Carolyn Arena, Deborah Fort, Carolyn Shettle - 1996 - 283 pages
...anthropogenic interference with the climate system. Such a level should be achieved within a time-frame sufficient to allow ecosystems to adapt naturally...economic development to proceed in a sustainable manner." Recent research conducted at ERS links world land and water resources with climate conditions and economic...
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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'Úvolution du climat. Working group 2 - 1996 - 572 pages
...anthropogenic interference with the climate system. Such a level should be achieved within a time-frame sufficient to allow ecosystems to adapt naturally...economic development to proceed in a sustainable manner. To achieve this objective, it is necessary to understand and be able to model adequately: the greenhouse...
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Greening International Institutions

Jacob Werksman - 1996 - 334 pages
...gas concentrations in the atmosphere to pursue environmental as well as developmental goals: '. . . to allow ecosystems to adapt naturally to climate...economic development to proceed in a sustainable manner'. 27 Moreover, the Convention expressly stresses as one of its principles the right to sustainable development...
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State of the World 1985: A Worldwatch Institute Report on Progress Toward a ...

1985 - 301 pages
...sufficient to allow ecosystems to adapt naturally to climate change, to ensure that food produciion is not threatened and to enable economic development to proceed in a sustainable manner." 59 It is clear from the latest scientific assessments and the ongoing increase in greenhouse gas emissions...
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The Codification of Environmental Law:Proceedings of the International ...

H. Brocken, Donatienne Ryckbost - 1996 - 217 pages
...change, to ensure that food production, essential ecological processes, and biological diversity are not threatened, and to enable economic development to proceed in a sustainable manner. ARTICLE 18 SOIL Parties shall ensure the conservation and where necessary the regeneration of soils...
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Cost-benefit Analyses of Climate Changes: The Broader Perspectives

Ferenc L. Toth - 1998 - 145 pages
...The borderline is sketched in Article 2 of the Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC): "... stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in...economic development to proceed in a sustainable manner" (UN, 1992; emphasis added). It is the task of science to find out how this political constraint can...
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Our Changing Planet: The FY 1998 U. S. Global Change Research Program

John H. Gibbons - 1997 - 118 pages
...consequence areas is vital for providing the needed information. ASSESSlNG THE CONSEQUENCES OF GLOBAL CHANGE "...stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations...economic development to proceed in a sustainable manner." - Ultimate Objective of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (Article 2) The nations of the...
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Environmental Negotiator Handbook

Aleksandr Sergeevich Timoshenko - 2003 - 541 pages
...gas concentrations while pursuing a combination of environmental and developmental goals, that is, "to allow ecosystems to adapt naturally to climate...enable economic development to proceed in a sustainable manner."59 Furthermore, one of the principles of the Convention emphasizes the right to sustainable...
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