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FCCC abbreviations and acronyms

2006 IPCC Guidelines: 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories

ACE Action for Climate Empowerment

AR Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

AR5 Synthesis Report: Climate Change 2014

CBD Convention on Biological Diversity

CDM clean development mechanism

CH4 methane

CMA Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement

CMP Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol

CO2 carbon dioxide

CO2 eq carbon dioxide equivalent

COP Conference of the Parties

COVID-19 coronavirus disease 2019

GDP gross domestic product

GHG greenhouse gas

GWP global warming potential

HFC hydrofluorocarbon

INDC intended nationally determined contribution

IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

IPPU industrial processes and product use

LT-LEDS long-term low-emission development strategy(ies)

LULUCF land use, land-use change and forestry

N2O nitrous oxide

NAP national adaptation plan

NDC nationally determined contribution

NF3 nitrogen trifluoride

PaMs* policies and measures

PFC perfluorocarbon

REDD+ reducing emissions from deforestation; reducing emissions from forest degradation; conservation of forest carbon stocks; sustainable management of forests; and enhancement of forest carbon stocks (decision 1/CP.16, para. 70)

RFCs Reasons for Concern (1-5)

SDG Sustainable Development Goal

SF6 sulfur hexafluoride

SLCP* short-lived climate pollutant

SR1.5 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C