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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. "
Global Warming: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the ... - Page 31
by United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Energy and Power - 1992 - 192 pages
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Judicial Handbook on Environmental Law

Dinah Shelton, Alexandre Charles Kiss - 2005 - 131 pages
...Climate Change is concemed with greenhouse warming. It defines climate change as a modification of the climate which is attributed directly or indirectly...variability observed over comparable time periods. The stated objective is to stabilize the concentrations of all greenhouse gases - not only carbon dioxide...
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Improvement of Buildings' Structural Quality by New Technologies: Outcome of ...

Christian Schauer - 2005 - 624 pages
...Convention refers to a change which is attributed directly or indirectly to human activity that alters the global atmosphere and which is in addition to natural climate variability. • The average air temperature of the globe is projected to be 1.4-5.8 °C higher in 2100 than in...
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Climate Change, Justice and Future Generations

Edward A. Page - 2007 - 304 pages
...Climate Change (UNFCCC). According to this, climate change refers to changes in the atmosphere that are 'attributed directly or indirectly to human activity...variability observed over comparable time periods' (United Nations (Cm 2833), 1995, p. 4). 23. A widely cited article in December 2004's edition of Science...
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Questions Surrounding the 'hockey Stick' Temperature Studies: Implications ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - 2006 - 872 pages
...change, which is 'a change of ckmaw whKti is annbuted dwctfy or indbtctty to human actmty that altan the composition of the global atmosphere and which is in addition to natural climate variabiity observed over comparable time periods'. 2 IPCC (2001). Third Assessment Report. We recognise...
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Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Movement in the World Came Into Being, and ...

Paul Hawken - 2007 - 342 pages
...exacerbated by human activity and is defined by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change as "a change of climate which is attributed directly...variability observed over comparable time periods." global warming, science, biodiversity, carbon dioxide, pollution, emissions trading, stabilization,...
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Climate Change 2007 - Mitigation of Climate Change: Working Group III ...

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - 2007 - 851 pages
...composition of the atmosphere or in land use. Note that UNFCCC, in its Article 1, defines "climate change" as "a change of climate which is attributed directly...variability observed over comparable time periods". The UNFCCC thus makes a distinction between "climate change" attributable to human activities altering...
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TERI Energy Data Directory and Yearbook (TEDDY) 2005-06

Teri, TERI Project Team - 2006 - 534 pages
...United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, in its Article 1, defines climate change as 'a change of climate which is attributed directly...variability observed over comparable time periods'. 5 Most of the ozone resides in the stratosphere (10-40 km above ground level), where it shields the...
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Dictionnaire international du froid: Anglais-français : termes et définitions

International Institute of Refrigeration - 2007 - 378 pages
...composition of the global atmosphere over a given time period. climate change attributed to human activity A change of climate, which is attributed directly...alters the composition of the global atmosphere and that is in addition to natural climate variability over a comparable time period. Conference of the...
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Multilateral Environmental Agreements: State of Affairs and Developments, 2008

Philip J. J. Drost - 2008 - 612 pages
...managed ecosystems or on the operation of socio-economic systems or on human health and welfare. 2. "Climate change" means a change of climate which is...variability observed over comparable time periods. 3. "Climate system" means the totality of the atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere and geosphere and...
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Climate Change 2007 - Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability: Working Group ...

Martin L. Parry - 2007 - 976 pages
...United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which defines 'climate change' as: 'a change of climate which is attributed directly...variability observed over comparable time periods'. See also climate variability. Climate change commitment Due to the thermal inertia of the ocean and...
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