Kyoto Protocol

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Kyoto Protocol

An international treaty intended to combat global warming that limits the amount of greenhouse gases that nations may emit. Every major country in the world has ratified the Kyoto Protocol except the United States (which never ratified it) and Canada (which withdrew in 2011). The treaty was signed in 1997 and came into effect in 2005.
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But it was unclear what position the administration intends to take to the next United Nations meeting on the Kyoto accords, scheduled for this summer.
Constrained since taking office by popular conservative disdain of global warming alarmism, the Bush administration has had to steer the nation away from the UN's Kyoto Accord.
says that the company's Evaporator System meets Kyoto Accord Restrictions and that of the EPA.
Therein lies the source of opposition to the Kyoto accord.
a wholly owned subsidiary of Solar Energy Limited is focusing on the business opportunities afforded by the Kyoto Accord.
Recent events have focused on whether or not Canada should ratify the Kyoto Accord.
The Kyoto accord was thrown into jeopardy in March, when U.
These activities will enable the Company to better meet the global green house reduction targets established by the Kyoto Accord signed by approximately 160 countries.
The uniquely Canadian FLU-ACE(R) technology could be utilized to cost- effectively help Canada meet over 40% of its obligation to reduce GHG emissions under the KYOTO Accord, while at the same time creating a potential $40 billion of Canadian sustainable economic development.
When the Kyoto accord was struck, he decided Tembec would operate as if it were law.
On the Kyoto accord, Koizumi said that while Japan plans to strive to enable the pact to come into effect in the target year of 2002, it also wants U.
2005: Kyoto Protocol comes into force The Kyoto accord, which aims to curb the air pollution blamed for global warming, has come into force seven years after it was agreed.