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1 UN Conference on Environment and Development, Convention Climate Change, Final Text, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 3, 1992; from Department of Public Information, Room S-845, UN, New York, New York, 10017, USA, October 1992

2 See D Lashof and D Tirpak (eds), Policy Options for Stabilising Global Climate; report to Congress, Environmental Protection Agency, Washington DC (Office of Policy, Planning and Evaluation), February 1989

3 A Kristin Sydnes, 'Global Climate Negotiations, Another Twenty Years of Fruitless North-South Bargaining', International Challenges, volume 11, no 1,1991, pp 58-66

4 J T Houghton et al, Climate Change, The IPCC Scientific Assessment, Cambridge University Press, New York, 1990

5 Ibid, p xi
6 Ibid, p xii

7 G Tegart et al, Climate Change, The IPCC Impact Assessment, Australian Government Publishing Service, New York, 1990

8 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Climate Change, IPCC Response Strategies, Island Press, Washington DC, 1991, p xxvi

9 Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee for a Framework Convention on Climate Change, Climate Change Convention, op cit

10 Article 12, ibid
11 Preamble, ibid
12 Ibid
13 ibid
14 Ibid
15 Ibid
16 Ibid

17 Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel, Criteria for Eligibility and Priorities for Selection of Global Environment Facility Projects, World Bank/Global Environment Facility, May 1992, pp 2-6

18 M Grubb, 'The Greenhouse Effect: Negotiating Targets,' International Affairs, volume 66, no 1,1990, p 71

19 G McBean and J McCarthy, 'Narrowing the Uncertainties: A Scientific Action Plan for Improved Prediction of Global Climate Change', in J Houghton et al, Climate Change, op cit. p 328

20 See R Pachauri and M Damodaran, "'Wait and See" versus "No Regrets": Comparing the Costs of Economic Strategies', in I Mintzer (ed) Confronting Climate Change, Risks, Implications and Responses, Cambridge University Press, 1992, p 238

21 J T Houghton et al, Climate Change, op cit. p xxxiv
22 IPCC Working Group I, 'Policymakers Summary', in ibid, pp xxii, xxxi, xxxiv

23 R Watson et al, 'Greenhouse Gases and Aerosols', in J T Houghton et al, Climate Change, op cit. Figure 1.8, p 15