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- Kyoto Protocol
International treaty whose aim is to stem global warming, signed in 1997 following negotiations within the U.N.EcoWho blog posts where 'kyoto protocol' used:News & Blog articles where 'kyoto protocol' used:
1997, around 180 nations signed a treaty in Japan, under which 38 industrialized countries committed themselves to reducing emissions of
the six greenhouse gases
blamed for global warming. The Kyoto Protocol stipulates that, between
2008 and 2012, these emissions should be decreased to an average level
5.2% lower than that of 1990.
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