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Name Notation Description Types Status
Assigned amount unit AAU A Kyoto Protocol unit equal to 1 metric tonne of CO2 equivalent. Ea... Concept stable
Adaptation Committee AC The Adaptation Committee was established by the Conference of the P... Concept stable
Ad hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action ADP The ADP is a subsidiary body established at COP 17 in Durban in 201... Concept stable
Ad hoc Group on Article 13 AG13 A subsidiary body (committee) created by COP-1 to explore how to he... Concept stable
Ad hoc Group on the Berlin Mandate AGBM A subsidiary body created by COP-1 to conduct the talks that led to... Concept stable
Activities implemented jointly AIJ Activities carried out under the Convention to mitigate climate cha... Concept stable
Alliance of Small Island States AOSIS An ad hoc coalition of low-lying and island countries. These nation... Concept stable
Fourth Assessment Report AR4 The Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Clim... Concept stable
Ad hoc Working Group on further commitments for Annex I Parties under the Kyoto Protocol AWG-KP The AWG-KP was established in 2005 by Parties to the Kyoto Protocol... Concept stable
Ad hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action under the Convention AWG-LCA The AWG-LCA was established in Bali in 2007 to conduct negotiations... Concept stable
Abatement Abatement Refers to reducing the degree or intensity of greenhouse-gas emissi... Concept stable
Accession Accession An act whereby a State becomes a Party to a treaty already negotiat... Concept stable
Adaptation Adaptation Adjustment in natural or human systems in response to actual or exp... Concept stable
Adaptation Fund Adaptation-Fund The Adaptation Fund was established to finance concrete adaptation ... Concept stable
Afforestation Afforestation Planting of new forests on lands that historically have not contain... Concept stable
Amendment Amendment A modification by the COP to the text of the Convention. If consens... Concept stable
Annex I Parties Annex-I-Parties The industrialized countries listed in Annex I to the Convention, w... Concept stable
Annex II Parties Annex-II-Parties The countries listed in Annex II to the Convention which have a spe... Concept stable
Anthropogenic greenhouse emissions Anthropogenic-greenhouse-emissions Greenhouse-gas emissions resulting from human activities. Concept stable
Article 4.1 Article-4-1 An article of the Convention stipulating general commitments assume... Concept stable