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Climate Change Information Kit

Climate Change Information Kit

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This Climate Change information Kit was Published by UNEP and UNFCCC
This Climate Change information Kit was Published by UNEP and UNFCCC

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INFORMATION KIT
Climate 
Change 
Published by UNEP and UNFCCC
UN
UNITAR
UNFCCC
 
Climate Change 
 
INFORMATION SHEETS
UNITAR
UNEPWMOWHOUN
Table of contents
Foreword
1An introduction to climate change
Understanding the climate system
2The greenhouse effect3Greenhouse gases and aerosols4How will greenhouse gas levels change in the future?5How will the climate change?6Has climate change already begun?7The role of climate models8The evidence from past climates
Facing the consequences
9Adapting to climate change impacts10Agriculture and food security11Sea levels, oceans and coastal areas12Biological diversity and ecosystems13Water resources14Human health15Human settlements, energy and industry16Climatic disasters and extreme events
The Climate Change Convention
17The international response to climate change18The Climate Change Convention19The Conference of the Parties (COP)20Sharing and reviewing critical information21The Kyoto Protocol
Limiting greenhouse gas emissions
22How human actions produce greenhouse gases23Limiting emissions  The challenge for policymakers24Crafting cost-effective policies25New energy technologies and policies26New transportation technologies and policies27New approaches to forestry and agriculture28Financing action under the Convention29Global cooperation on technology
Facts and figures
30Data on greenhouse gas emissions and sources
Updated in July 2003 based on the IPCCs Climate Change: 2001 assessment report andcurrent activities under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Published by theUnited Nations Environment Programme and the Climate Change Secretariate (UNFCCC), theUN Development Programme, the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the UN Institutefor Training and Research, the World Meteorological Organization, the World Health Organization,and the UNFCCC. Edited by Michael Williams. For additional copies, please contact UNEPsInformation Unit for Conventions, International Environment House (Geneva), 15 chemin desAnémones, 1219 Châtelaine, Switzerland. Tel. (+41-22) 917-8244/8196/8242; Fax (+41-22)797 3464; e-mail iuc@unep.ch Also available at www.unep.ch/conventions/ 

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