TITLE

Text of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (Copenhagen Accord), adopted at the UN Climate Change Conference 2009, Copenhagen; 18 December 2009

PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Pakistan Horizon;Jan2010, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p148
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the Copenhagen Accord of 2009, adopted at the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 held in Copenhagen, Denmark on December 18, 2009. The accord emphasizes strong political will to combat climate change. It also states the important role of reducing emission from deforestation and forest degradation.
ACCESSION #
60576366

 

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