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FAQ What are the current trends in greenhouse gas emissions in my country? — 17 Jun 2008
FAQ What are the current trends in greenhouse gas emissions in Europe? — 14 Dec 2007
FAQ Do projected changes in climate vary from region to region? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ If emissions of greenhouse gases are reduced, how quickly do their concentrations in the atmosphere decrease? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ Can individual extreme events be explained by greenhouse warming? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ audio/x-realaudio What caused the Ice Ages and other important climate changes before the industrial era? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ Is sea level rising? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ Is the amount of snow and ice on the Earth decreasing? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ Has there been a change in extreme events like heat waves, droughts, floods and hurricanes? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ How is precipitation changing? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ Troff document Will my country meet its Kyoto target? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ How do people adapt to climate change? — 13 Dec 2007
What are the current adaptation strategies? What makes populations vulnerable to climate change? What are the relative roles of mitigation and adaptation?
FAQ D source code What impacts of climate change have already been observed? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ What makes the climate change? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ Troff document What is the greenhouse effect? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ What is the relationship between climate change and weather? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ What factors determine Earth’s climate? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ Troff document What is the scope of the GHG Trends and projections report? — 13 Dec 2007
Which geographical area is covered? What is the time period covered? Which gases are covered? Which sectors are covered?
FAQ application/x-troff-ms What are the Kyoto mechanisms? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ What is Europe doing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ text/texmacs What are the EU Kyoto targets? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ Climate change in 226 words — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ How can governments create incentives for mitigation? — 13 Dec 2007
What are the implications of different policy instruments? How is climate change mitigation linked to sustainable development?
FAQ What actions can be taken to reduce greenhouse gas emissions? — 13 Dec 2007
What are the costs, the co-benefits and the longer term implications of mitigation actions? How can changes in lifestyle and behaviour patterns contribute? How can different sectors reduce emissions? Which actions have been taken in Europe to reduce greenhouse gas emissions?
FAQ What are the current trends in global greenhouse gas emissions? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ How likely are major or abrupt climate changes, such as loss of ice sheets or changes in global ocean circulation? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ Are extreme events, like heat waves, droughts or floods, expected to change as the Earth’s climate changes? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ Can the warming of the 20th century be explained by natural variability? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ How reliable are the models used to make projections of future climate change? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ Are the increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases during the industrial era caused by human activities? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ Is the current climate change unusual compared to earlier changes in Earth’s history? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ How are temperatures on Earth changing? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ How do human activities contribute to climate change and how do they compare with natural influences? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ application/x-troff-me What is the EU emission trading scheme? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ What are base-year emissions? — 13 Dec 2007
What is the base year? How can it be used to track performance towards targets for Member States, EU-15 and EU-27?
FAQ Troff document What is the GHG trends and projections report? — 13 Dec 2007
FAQ What impacts are expected in the future? — 13 Dec 2007
What impacts are expected on natural systems, on human populations, in specific regions? What is their magnitude? What are the projected impacts of extreme climate events?
FAQ How is the climate going to change in the future? — 13 Dec 2007
What are the projected changes for the 21st century and on the longer term?
FAQ Troff document How is climate changing and how has it changed in the past? — 13 Dec 2007
What changes have been observed so far in climate? What is causing the present-day changes in climate?
FAQ RealAudio broadcast How much emission reductions has my country achieved? — 12 Jun 2007
FAQ What is the scope of the EC GHG inventory report? — 11 Jun 2007
Which geographical area is covered? What is the time period covered? Which gases are covered? Which sectors are covered?
FAQ Troff document What is the EC's GHG inventory report? — 11 Jun 2007

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