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Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC)

The Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC), which became effective in 1994, is a voluntary and nonbinding declaration of standards, goals, and objectives that represents international cooperation to reduce human-made greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change (known also as “anthropogenic emissions”). This convention modelled after the Vienna Convention on Protection of the Ozone Layer—established a general framework for emissions reductions.


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