United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an international environmental treaty (currently the only international climate policy venue with broad legitimacy, due in part to...
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Assigned amount units
An Assigned Amount Unit (AAU) is a tradable 'Kyoto unit' or 'carbon credit' representing an allowance to emit greenhouse gases comprising one metric tonne of carbon dioxide equivalents calculated usin...
Kyoto Protocol and government action
This article is about the Kyoto Protocol and government action in relation to that treaty.
In total, Annex I Parties managed a cut of 3.3% in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions between 1990 and 2004 (...
United Nations REDD Programme
The United Nations Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (or UN-REDD Programme) is a collaborative initiative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United...
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First commitment period (2008–2012)
This term refers to the UNFCCC's Emission Trading System and "Kyoto Protocol", where companies and governments are committed to reduce their CO2e-emissions below certain quantities specified in these ...
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Clean Development Mechanism
The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is one of the flexibility mechanisms defined in the Kyoto Protocol (IPCC, 2007) that provides for emissions reduction projects which generate Certified Emission R...
Subsidiary Body of Scientific and Technological Advice
The Subsidiary Body of Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) is a subsidiary body of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP). It meets ...
Kyoto Protocol
The Kyoto Protocol is an international treaty, which extends the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that commits State Parties to reduce greenhouse gases emissions, b...
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List of countries by carbon dioxide emissions per capita
This is a list of countries by carbon dioxide emissions per capita from 1990 through 2009. All data were calculated by the US Department of Energy's Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC),...
List of countries by carbon dioxide emissions per capita - Wikipedia
Emissions trading
Emissions trading or cap and trade ("cap" meaning a legal limit on the quantity of a certain type of chemical an economy can emit each year) is a market-based approach used to control pollution by pro...
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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a scientific intergovernmental body under the auspices of the United Nations, set up at the request of member governments. It was first establis...
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - Wikipedia
Supplementarity
"Supplementarity", also referred to as "the supplementary principle", is one of the main principles of the Kyoto Protocol. The concept is that internal abatement of emissions should take precedent be...
Bali Road Map
After the 2007 United Nations Climate Change Conference on the island Bali in Indonesia in December, 2007 the participating nations adopted the Bali Road Map as a two-year process to finalizing a bind...
2012 United Nations Climate Change Conference
The 2012 United Nations Climate Change Conference was the 18th yearly session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the ...
2012 United Nations Climate Change Conference - Wikipedia
Views on the Kyoto Protocol
This article is about views on the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. A 2007 study by Gupta et al. assessed the literature on climate change policy which show...
Global warming
Global warming and climate change can both refer to the observed century-scale rise in the average temperature of the Earth's climate system and its related effects, although climate change can also r...
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Majuro Declaration
The Majuro Declaration is an initiative of the Pacific Islands Forum, which was signed on 5 September 2013 at Majuro in the Marshall Islands during the 44th Pacific Islands Forum summit. At the summi...
Majuro Declaration - Wikipedia
Removal Units
A Removal Unit (RMU) is a tradable carbon credit or 'Kyoto unit' representing an allowance to emit one metric tonne of greenhouse gases absorbed by a removal or Carbon sink activity in an Annex I coun...
Program of Activities
Program of Activities (PoA) is a modality of project development under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
The aim of PoAs ...
List of parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC or FCCC) is an international environmental treaty negotiated at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), ...
Marrakech Accords
The Marrakech Accords is a set of agreements reached at the 7th Conference of the Parties (COP7) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, held in 2001, on the rules of meeting the...