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Climate change

The phenomenon of climate's temperature and rainfall slowly changing year by year.

Contributors in Climate change

Climate change

Annex I countries

Natural environment; Climate change

The industrialised countries (and countries in transition to a market economy) which took on obligations to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions under the Kyoto Protocol. Their combined emissions, ...

Annex II

Natural environment; Climate change

Countries which have a special obligation under the Kyoto Protocol to provide financial resources and transfer technology to developing countries. This group is a sub-section of the Annex I ...

Aosis

Natural environment; Climate change

The Alliance of Small Island States comprises 42 island and coastal states mostly in the Pacific and Caribbean. Members of Aosis are some of the countries likely to be hit hardest by global warming. ...

The Fourth Assessment Report (AR4)

Natural environment; Climate change

The Fourth Assessment Report produced by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published in 2007. The report assessed and summarised the climate change situation worldwide. It ...

Bali action plan

Natural environment; Climate change

A plan drawn up at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bali, in December 2007, forming part of the Bali roadmap. The action plan established a working group to define a long-term global goal for ...

Bali roadmap

Natural environment; Climate change

A plan drawn up at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bali, in December 2007, to pave the way for an agreement at Copenhagen in 2009 on further efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions after the ...

Boxer-Kerry bill

Natural environment; Climate change

The Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act, now in the US Senate, also known as Waxman-Markey from 2007-2009 as it passed through the House of Representatives. This bill aims to reduce emissions by ...

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