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
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.