Governance

Within the working context of the Amazon Environmental Research Institute (IPAM), governance can be defined as the exercise of economic, political, and administrative authority to manage a country or region at all levels to ensure the effectiveness of processes and institutions, by means of which, citizens articulate their interests, exercise their legal rights, fulfill their obligations, and measure their differences (Bandeira, 1999).

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IPCC

IPCC

IPCC means Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Established in 1988 by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issue, every five years, the results of...

Greenhouse effect

Greenhouse effect

It is the way that the Earth has to maintain a constant temperature conducive to life. It is a natural process that provides the necessary temperature for the establishment and sustenance of life on Earth and which is only possible through greenhouse gases. These...

Rio-92 or ECO-92

Rio-92 or ECO-92

The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, also known as Earth Summit, held in June of 1992, in Rio de Janeiro, bringing together more than 180 countries. It was at Rio-92 that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)...