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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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Large-Scale Disasters: Prediction, Control, and Mitigation

Mohamed Gad-el-Hak - 2008
...Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (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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Negotiating and Implementing Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs): A ...

United Nations Environment Programme - 2007 - 185 pages
...Mechanism, which facilitates and simplifies exchange of information or transactions among multiple Parties. Change of climate, which is attributed directly or...that alters the composition of the global atmosphere 23 and which is in addition to natural climate variability observed over comparable time periods (UNFCCC)....
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Assessment of Climate Change for the Baltic Sea Basin

BACC Author Team - 2008 - 474 pages
...Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) defines climate change as "a change of climate that is attributed directly or indirectly to human activity...alters the composition of the global atmosphere, and that is in addition to natural climate variability over comparable time periods". Obviously, it is...
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Sustainable Land Management Sourcebook

World Bank - 2008 - 212 pages
...the better its fertility, water-holding capacity, and resilience. Climate change: Change in climate, attributed directly or indirectly to human activity,...alters the composition of the global atmosphere and that is additional to natural climate variability observed over a comparable time period. Coastal areas:...
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Climate Change: Causes, Effects, and Solutions

John T. Hardy - 2003 - 260 pages
...by The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Thus, "climate change" is a change of climate that is attributed directly or indirectly to human activity...variability, observed over comparable time periods. Human activities generate several different greenhouse gases that contribute to climatic change. To...
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Dictionary and Introduction to Global Environmental Governance

Richard E. Saunier, Richard Albert Meganck - 2013 - 433 pages
...international, regional and national climate issues. (CAN) Climate change — A change of climate that is attributed directly or indirectly to human activity...variability observed over comparable time periods. (UNFCCC; EES) Climate Change Protocol See 'Kyoto Protocol.' Climate models — Large and complex computer...
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