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What is United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change?

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an international environmental treaty adopted on May 9, 1992 and opened for signature at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro from June 3 to 14, 1992. It then entered into force on 2

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Women’s Reservation Bill
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Earth’s atmosphere
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Antibiotic resistance
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