2002 United Nations Climate Change Conference

The 2002 United Nations Climate Change Conference took place from October 23 to November 1, 2002, in New Delhi , India . The conference included the 8th Conference of the Parties (COP8) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The conference adopté the Delhi Ministerial Declaration [1] That, Amongst others, called Expired for efforts by Developed Countries to transfer technology and minimize the impact of climate change is Developing Countries . It is also approved by the New Delhi work program [2] [3] [4] [5]Article 6 of the Convention. [6] The COP8 was flagged by Russia’s hesitation, stating that it needed more time to think it over. The Kyoto Protocol could enter into force. It was ratified by 55 countries, including countries responsible for 55 percent of the world’s 1990 carbon dioxide emissions. With the United States (36.1 per cent of world-carbon dioxide) and Australia refusing ratification, Russia’s agreement (17% of total emissions in 1990) was required to meet the ratification criteria. [7] [8]


  1. Jump up^ UNFCCC.int
  2. Jump up^ UNFCCC.int
  3. Jump up^ Amendment
  4. Jump up^ Climateanddevelopment.org
  5. Jump up^ Naturvardsverket.se
  6. Jump up^ Article 6 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is about education, training and public awareness
  7. Jump up^ “2002 Russia hesitates” . Timeline: Nature Reports Climate Change . Nature. 2002 . Retrieved December 31, 2012 .
  8. Jump up^ Hopkin, Michael (September 30, 2004). “Russia backs Kyoto treaty” . Nature . Retrieved December 31, 2012 .

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