This paper provides an overview of mitigation practices for the agricultural sector, and identifies relevant policies and measures (PAMs). It addresses the relative mitigation potential of each mitigation practice presented, as well as methodological and technical challenges, and possible barriers for their implementation.

This category comprises activities that lead to efficient use of electricity through the adoption of self-ballasted compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) to replace incandescent lamps in
residential applications. The high-efficiency technology to replace existing equipment must be new equipment not transferred from another activity.

Forests cover approximately 30% of the Earth

Climate change is today widely recognized as one of mankind

The negotiating process on climate change revolves around the sessions of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP), which meets every year to review the implementation of the Convention. The COP adopts decisions and resolutions, published in reports of the COP.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), in its Fourth Assessment Report, re-emphasized the need for adaptation to address the impacts of climate change on lives and livelihoods across all sectors.

The Conference of the Parties for resolving to urgently enhance implementation of the Convention in order to achieve its ultimate objective in full accordance with its principles and commitments, reaffirming that economic and social development and poverty eradication are global priorities, responding to the findings of the Fourth Assessment Report of the ntergovernmental Panel on Climate Change t

UNFCCC fact sheet on 1990-2005 emission trends.