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Appendix B: Acronyms
Pages 345-348

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... Environmental Protection Agency UN Food and Agricultural Organization Gross Domestic Product Global Historical Climatology Network Global Scenarios Group
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... 346 HCFCs Hydrochlorofluorocarbons HFCs Hydrofluorocarbons HDI Human Development Index IAP InterAcademy Panel on International Issues ICSU International Council for Science IGBP International Geosphere-Biosphere Program IHDP International Human Dimensions Program IMP International Monetary Fund IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ISO International Organization for Standardization IUCN The World Conservation Union LTER NSF Long-Term Ecological Research Program NGO Nongovernmental organization NOx Nitrogen oxides NAE National Academy of Engineering NAS National Academy of Sciences NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NPPC Northwest Power Planning Council NRC National Research Council NSF National Science Foundation OECD Organization for Economic Cooperation and Develop ment PSR Pressure-State-Response model RAINS Regional Air Pollution Information and Simulation Model SCOPE Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment START SysTem for Analysis, Research, and Training UN United Nations UNCED United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (Rio de Janiero, 1992, also known as "the Earth Summit") UNCLOS UN Convention on the Law of the Sea UNCSD UN Commission on Sustainable Development UNDP UN Development Program UNEP UN Environment Program
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... 347 UNESCO UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization UNICEF UN Children's Fund VOC Volatile organic compounds WGBU German Advisory Council on Global Change WCED World Commission on Environment and Development WCRP World Climate Research Program WHO World Health Organization WRI World Resources Institute WSC World Summit for Children

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