Climate Change: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC)

  • C. Max Finlayson
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This chapter provides a general outline of the features of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) and their relevance to wetlands. General features of the impact of climate change on wetlands are not considered.


Climate UNFCC IPCC Adaptation Mitigation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Land, Water and SocietyCharles Sturt UniversityAlburyAustralia
  2. 2.UNESCO-IHE, Institute for Water EducationDelftThe Netherlands

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