The Ministry is concerned with assessing the fragility and risks arising from climate change, focus and intensifying work in the areas of adaptation and mitigation of climate changes at the national and international levels. Global warming and climate change is a long-term global problem that involves complex interactions with repercussions on the natural, economic, institutional, social and technological systems, as all have emphasized The assessment reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on the scientific consensus that climate change is an existing reality with repercussions and impacts at the international, regional and national level
According to the fifth assessment report of the International Panel on Climate Change, climate warming is clear and unambiguous, as since the 1950s, many unprecedented climate changes have been seen for thousands of years, such as high temperatures in the atmosphere, oceans, acid rain, hurricanes, droughts, desertification, and sea level rise Reduced amounts of ice and snow, and increased greenhouse gas concentrations.
Emphasizing the Sultanate’s interest in environmental issues and its keenness to provide all elements of success to confront climate change and contribute to the international effort to adapt and mitigate the effects of climate change, it signed the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change at the First Earth Summit in Brazil in 1992 and then ratified those The agreement is according to the Royal Decree No. 119/94 of December 7, 1994
The Sultanate of Oman also ratified the Kyoto Protocol to the Framework Convention on Climate Change under Royal Decree No. 107/2004 of October 10, 2004.
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A regulation regulating the issuance of approvals for clean development mechanism projects under the umbrella of the Kyoto Protocol