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- The group of Pacific and Caribbean nations who call for relatively fast action by developed nations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The AOSIS countries are concerned by the effects of rising sea levels and increased storm activity predicted to accompany global warming. Its plan is to hold Annex I Parties to a 20 percent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions by the year 2005. See Annex I Parties.
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- Annex I Countries/Parties, Annex I Parties, Berlin Mandate, Conference of the Parties, Joint implementation, Kyoto Protocol, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC), United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), World Meteorological Organization