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MOEI raises awareness about global warming to reach carbon neutrality

Global warming is the rapid increases in the global average temperature, which has causes climate change. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change was prepared by the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee and opened for signature at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in June 1992 in Rio de Janeiro. The convention aims to stabilize the greenhouse gases concentration in the atmosphere. Since 1995, the parties to the convention have met annually to assess progress in dealing with climate change. Two years later, the 1997 Kyoto Protocol was adopted, to set emission targets for developed countries. The UAE ratified the Kyoto Protocol in 2005 as a non-Annex party with no legal obligation to reduce the emission. Where the UAE submitted 3 national reports describing its efforts in implementing the Convention. The parties also agreed to more commitments, which included: 2007 Bali Action Plan - 2009 Copenhagen Accord - 2010 Cancun Agreement 2011 Durban platform 2012 Doha Climate Gateway - 2013 Warsaw Outcomes - 2014 Lima Outcomes New global agreement was adopted in Paris in 2015, to stimulate action in all countries to reduce emissions and reduce the impacts of climate change

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