In the context of climate change, a human intervention to reduce the sources or enhance the sinks of greenhouse gases. Examples include using fossil fuels more efficiently for industrial processes or electricity generation, switching to solar energy or wind power, improving the insulation of buildings, and expanding forests and other 'sinks' to remove greater amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. (Source: UNFCCC)
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climate change mitigation
atténuation des changements climatiques
смягчение последствий изменения климата
mitigación del cambio climático
التخفيف من حدة تغيّر المناخ
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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with 减缓气候变化
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|Nagoya Protocol||1 article or paragraph|
|United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change||4 articles and paragraphs|
|Kyoto Protocol||2 articles and paragraphs|
|Ramsar Convention||4 decisions13 documents|
|United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification||1 article or paragraph|
|United Nations Environment Assembly||3 decisions|