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APPENDIX E Acronyms and Initialisms ACC America’s Climate Choices CDIAC Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center CDM Clean Development Mechanism CMIP3-A Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 3-A EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency EU European Union FAO Food and Agriculture Organization GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade GHG greenhouse gas GISS Goddard Institute for Space Studies GOESS Global Earth Observation System of Systems IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NRC National Research Council OECD Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development RISA NOAA Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments SRES Special Report on Emissions Scenarios SRM solar radiation management UNDP United Nations Development Programme UNEP United Nations Environment Programme 117

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APPENDIX E UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change USAID U.S. Agency for International Development USGCRP U.S. Global Change Research Program WMO World Meteorological Organization WTO World Trade Organization 118