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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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Tropical Forests and Adaptation to Climate Change: In Search of Synergies

Carmenza Robledo, Markku Kanninen, Lucio Pedroni - 2005 - 186 pages
...climate system". Its objective also states that 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". These two sentences encompass the two main avenues for action under the UNFCCC: Mitigation, for any...
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Comparative Politics: Comparative public policy

Howard J. Wiarda - 2005 - 408 pages
...anthropogenic interference with the climate system. Such a level should be achieved within a timeframe sufficient to allow ecosystems to adapt naturally...economic development to proceed in a sustainable manner" (article 2). Moreover, "measures taken to combat climate change, including unilateral ones, should...
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Selected Texts of Legal Instruments in International Environmental Law

2005 - 734 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. Article 3 Principles In their actions to achieve the objective of the Convention and to implement its...
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Climate Change Policy

Michael Bothe, Eckard Rehbinder - 2005 - 450 pages
...Sagoff(1999). 57 Scott (1998). 58 See IPCC (2001). 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'. While it is unclear what constitutes 'dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system',...
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OECD Trade Policy Studies Trade that Benefits the Environment and ...

OECD - 2005 - 178 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. www.unfccc.int Aims to ensure that the aggregate anthropogenic carbon dioxide equivalent emissions...
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The Economics of Climate Change: 2nd Report of Session 2005-06

Great Britain: Parliament: House of Lords: Select Committee on Economic Affairs - 2005 - 310 pages
...dangerous interference with the climate system. Such a level should be achieved within a timeframe sufficient to allow ecosystems to adapt naturally...economic development to proceed in a sustainable manner." The IPCC report considered what is meant by "dangerous climate change". This involves taking into account...
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Primer on Climate Change and Sustainable Development: Facts, Policy Analysis ...

Mohan Munasinghe, Rob Swart - 2005 - 445 pages
...anthropogenic interference with the climate system. Such a level should be achieved within a timeframe sufficient to allow ecosystems to adapt naturally...enable economic development to proceed in a sustainable manner/The UNFCCC also explicitly acknowledges a number of principles (Article 3), such as the precautionary...
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Air, the Environment and Public Health

Anthony Kessel - 2006 - 243 pages
...dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system, within a time-frame sufficient for allowing ecosystems to adapt naturally to climate change, to...economic development to proceed in a sustainable manner. This multilateral treaty was opened for signature at the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, and came into force...
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Introduction to Environmental Science and Technology

Dr. S. Amal Raj - 2005 - 139 pages
...objective of the convention was to stabilize greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere within a timeframe, sufficient to allow ecosystems to adapt naturally...that food production is not threatened and to enable sustainable economic development. 2. Developed countries were to take the lead in reducing greenhouse...
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Implementing the Precautionary Principle: Perspectives and Prospects

Elizabeth Charlotte Fisher, Judith S. Jones, René von Schomberg - 2006 - 336 pages
...of the United Nations FCCC (1992): The ultimate objective of this Convention ... is to achieve . . . stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in...economic development to proceed in a sustainable manner. The parties have not yet agreed on a quantified stabilization level for atmospheric greenhouse gas...
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