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Global Commons Institute

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The Global Commons Institute (GCI) is an independent group concerned with the protection of the global commons.

The global commons is the common heritage of all humanity. It comprises those features of the geo-biosphere - such as forests, biodiversity, oceans and global atmosphere.- that in combination form the global climate system

GCI was founded in 1990 after the Second World Climate Conference. Since that time GCI has contributed to the work of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UN FCCC) and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

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