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" Convention ... is to achieve . . . stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system. "
Global Warming: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the ... - Page 160
by United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Energy and Power - 1992 - 192 pages
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U.S. Climate Action Report

2002
...United States signed, and later ratified in October, the UNFCCC. The objective of the UNFCCC is "to achieve . . . stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system."2 By signing the Convention,...
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International Encyclopedia of Environmental Politics

John Barry, E. Gene Frankland - 2002 - 513 pages
...note are the following four. • Article 2 states a clear objective for the Convention, which is to 'achieve . . . stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system'. This sets a clear...
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The World's Water 2002-2003: The Biennial Report On Freshwater Resources

Peter H. Gleick, William C.G. Burns, Elizabeth L. Chalecki, Michael Cohen, Katherine Kao Cushing, Amar S. Mann, Rachel Reyes, Gary H. Wolff, Arlene K. Wong - 2002 - 310 pages
...The 186 parties to the UNFCCC, signed on May 9, 1992 (UNFCCC 1992; 31 ILM 849), pledge themselves to "achieve . . . stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system." In the face of continued...
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Global Climate Change: The Science, Economics and Politics

James M. Griffin - 2003 - 270 pages
...and it has entered into force under international law. The ultimate objective of this treaty is to achieve 'stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system' (Article 2). The objective...
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Implementation of Environmental Treaties: Joint Hearing Before the Committee ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works - 2003 - 370 pages
...countries in implementing their Convention commitments. The ultimate objective of the Convention is to achieve stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic [human-induced] interference with the climate system. The...
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Technology and Global Change

Arnulf Grübler - 2003 - 464 pages
...Summit" in Rio in 1992. Negotiated in response to the fear of global warming, its stated objective is to achieve "stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system." However, because...
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No-regret Potentials in Energy Conservation: An Analysis of Their Relevance ...

Katrin Ostertag - 2002 - 408 pages
...Rio de Janeiro (see Climate Change Secretariat 1998, p. 1). The convention's ultimate objective is to achieve "stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system." (Art. 2 of the UNFCCC,...
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Environmental Responses

Andrew Blowers, Steve Hinchliffe - 2003 - 320 pages
...this Convention and any related legal instruments that the Conference of the Parties may adopt is to achieve ... stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic (human related) interference with the climate system. Such...
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The Politics of International Law

Professor Christian Reus-Smit, Christian Reus-Smit, Thomas Biersteker, Steve Smith - 2004 - 324 pages
...(UNFCCC), which opened for signature in 1992 at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, is for the parties to achieve 'stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system' (Article 2) and within...
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Climate Change: Five Years After Kyoto

V Grover - 2004 - 455 pages
..."architectural elements". • Article 2 defines: 'The ultimate objective of this Convention ... is to achieve, ... 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...
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