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UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

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Acceding to the Convention Date:

overview 

The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change is the culmination of the world efforts made to address the negative effects of green gases and climate change. The convention has been opened for signature at the 1st Earth Summit which was held in Brazil in 1992. As of February 2010, 193 countries ratified the convention. These countries committed themselves to develop strategies and action plans to address green gases. 

The aims of the convention 

The convention aims at stabilizing greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that will prevent dangerous human interference with the climate system." It states, "Such a level should be achieved within a time-frame sufficient to allow ecosystems to adapt naturally to climate change, to ensure that food production is not threatened, and to enable economic development to proceed in a sustainable manner.
The Sultanate of Oman signed the UNFCCC vide the Royal Decree No 119/94. 

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