Unformatted text preview: Proxy indicators- types of indirect evidence that serve as proxies for direct measurement and that indicate the nature of past climate Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)- international panel of atmospheric scientists, climate experts and government officials established by UNEP in 1988 U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change- (FCCC)- outlined a plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by the year 2000 Kyoto Protocol- mandates signatory nations to reduce emissions of six greenhouse gases to levels equal to or lower that those of 1990; outgrowth of FCCC...
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This document was uploaded on 10/26/2011 for the course UW 34 at GWU.
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