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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To illustrate, he cites the World Wildlife Fund's August 1999 report America's Global Warming Solutions, which finds that compliance with the Kyoto Protocol entirely through domestic action could create 900,000 new jobs and reduce energy bills by nearly $400 per household.
They may not get far, since the scientific basis for global warming is getting stronger every year.
To learn about planting and caring for trees to slow global warming and improve the environment, contact AMERICAN FORESTS' Global ReLeaf 2000 campaign, PO Box 2000, Washington, DC 20013; 202/667-3300 or visit our Web site: http://www.
These groupings stem from an update of a statistical cluster analysis of its global warming questions that Gallup first reported in 2014.
A company need not be an electric utility or an Exxon Mobil in order to have risks related to global warming.
Have students write five paragraph essays arguing for or against taking immediate action to curb global warming.
Holzapfel and Bradshaw's mosquitoes were one of the first organisms in which scientists observed genetic changes that might be attributed to global warming.
With this article and Al Gore's film, An Inconvenient Truth, I do not understand why the world will not wake up to the irreversible damage being done to our planet by global warming.
Heat waves across this nation converted many a global warming skeptic.
Global warming has now officially joined the ranks of topics it is no longer acceptable to make light of.

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