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Definition(s)

A discharge of particulate gaseous, or soluble waste material/pollution into the air from a polluting source. (Source: GEMET/UNUN)

The concept refers mainly to the release of greenhouse gases and/or their precursors into the atmosphere over a specified area and period of time. (Source: UNFCCC)

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with émission

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Convention de Stockholm
Convention de Vienne
Protocole de Montréal
Convention-cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques
Protocole de Kyoto
Convention de Rotterdam
Convention de Minamata sur le mercure
Assemblée des Nations Unies pour l’environnement

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Ocean Acidification