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Text of the Convention
The Convention on Climate Change sets an overall framework for intergovernmental efforts to tackle the challenge posed by climate change. It recognizes that the climate system is a shared resource whose stability can be affected by industrial and other emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases.

The original authentic Convention text in all six official United Nations languages.
pdf-icon Arabic (622 kB) | pdf-icon Chinese (833 kB) | pdf-icon English (51 kB) | pdf-icon French (69 kB) | pdf-icon Russian (89 kB) | pdf-icon Spanish (60 kB)



The consolidated versions of the Convention text, including amendments to Annex I and II, in all six official United Nations languages, have been prepared by the secretariat, and can be found hereunder.
pdf-icon Arabic (175 kB) | pdf-icon Chinese (340 kB) | pdf-icon English (266 kB) | pdf-icon French (121 kB) | pdf-icon Russian (257 kB) | pdf-icon Spanish (155 kB)



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