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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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The Climate Change Convention and Developing Countries: From Conflict to ...

Joyeeta Gupta - 1997 - 249 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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An Ecological Approach to International Law: Responding to Challenges of ...

Prue Taylor - 1998 - 443 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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Countdown to Kyoto, Parts I-III: Hearings Before the Subcommittee ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science. Subcommittee on Energy and Environment - 1998
...differs from the usage in the UN Fnunewori Convention on Climate Change where "climate change" refers to a change of climate which is attributed directly or...variability observed over comparable time periods. 1 A simple measure of the importance of a potential climate change mechanism. Radiative forcing Is...
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Climate Change 1995: Ipcc Second Assessment: A Report of the ...

G. O. P. Obasi, E. Dowdeswell - 1998 - 64 pages
...differs from the usage in the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change where "climate change" refers to a change of climate which is attributed directly or...variability observed over comparable time periods. 2 A simple measure of the importance of a potential climate change mechanism. Radiative forcing is...
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The Environment Dictionary

David D. Kemp - 1998 - 464 pages
...change adopted by the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC), which sees climate change as 'attributed directly or indirectly to human activity...variability observed over comparable time periods'. Much of the activity in the study of climate change reflects this interest in the human element. As...
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Countdown to Kyoto, Parts I-III: Hearings Before the Subcommittee ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science. Subcommittee on Energy and Environment - 1998 - 2418 pages
...wider sense the "climate" is the description of the state of the climate Climate change (FCCC usage) A change of climate which is attributed directly or...activity that alters the composition of the global atmos phere and which is in addition to natural climate variability observed over comparable time periods....
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Road from Kyoto: Where are we, where are we going, and how do we get there?

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science - 1999
...managed ecosystems or on the operation of socioeconomic 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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Road from Kyoto: Hearing Before the Committee on Science, U.S. House of ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science - 1999
...managed ecosystems or on the operation of socioeconomic 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 and their interactions....
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Aviation and the Global Atmosphere: A Special Report of the ...

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, David J. Griggs, Mack McFarland, David J. Dokken - 1999 - 373 pages
...volcanic aerosols. For the purposes of the UNFCCC (and this report), the definition of climate change is: "A change of climate which is attributed directly...variability observed over comparable time periods." This alteration of the global atmosphere includes changes in land use as well as anthropogenic emissions...
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The Law of Environmental Damage: Liability and Reparation

Marie-Louise Larsson - 1999 - 681 pages
...atmospheric ozone above the planetary boundary layer", Article 1(1). 91. Article 1(2). 92. In turn defined as "a change of climate which is attributed directly...variability observed over comparable time periods" (Article I.1.2). 93. Article I.1.1. 94. This term is usually used with reference to new information...
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