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Burden sharing

Burden sharing

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which was signed in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992, is primarily concerned with the following actions for the future.. read more..

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Carbon colonialism

Carbon colonialism

Carbon colonialism is a term used by critics of carbon trading to describe the way in which carbon offset’s projects can be used by rich consumers in the North to displace their high-carbon consuming practices by offsetting their emissions cheaply in the South. By the name of climate change this trade/barter opens the door to a new form of colonialism. Read more..

Carbon tax

Carbon tax

arbon tax is a term used to describe a tax on greenhouse-gas emission. In reality, carbon tax is an important instrument used to curb the greenhouse-gas emissions, particular for those emitters and installations that are not covered by emissions trading for CO2. Read more..

Emission

Emission

Natural or human-caused processes release of material into the environment. This term is used particularly describing air pollution for suspended or volatile contaminants that result burning fuel in an engine, for example. read more..

Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC)

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”) Read more..

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