Kyoto Conference

An international summit held in Japan in 1997, which assessed global successes and failures in reaching goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, preventing deforestation, and maintaining biodiversity
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Zabihullah Mujahid said in a statement the gathering was similar to the Kyoto conference in Japan.
Since many of the states of the world pledged in the past to reduce emissions, starting with the Kyoto Conference, the question being raised in Doha is this: What new commitments will there be?
Speaking to reporters ahead of his visit to Japan, Karzai said the Kyoto conference, attended by representatives of both the Afghan government and the Taliban, was a good way forward toward peace in Afghanistan.
He said scientists at the Kyoto Conference held in Japan had warned that if the industrial pollution and use of aerosols continued, it could be disastrous for human race.
At the Kyoto Conference, for instance, participants agreed upon an 8 per cent greenhouse gas reduction target until 2008-2012.
As the host of the 1997 Kyoto conference on global warming, Japan has an added responsibility to meet its international commitment.
This idea, pioneered well before the 1997 Kyoto conference, has not much entered the international discussions.
The Confederation of British Industry said the UK was the only country in the European Union planning to go beyond agreements on fighting global warming made at the Kyoto conference.
The CBI said the UK was the only country in the European Union planning to go beyond agreements on fighting global warming made at the Kyoto conference.
The 1995 Great Hanshin Earthquake which devastated the Kobe area, and the Kyoto conference on global warming two years later motivated him and other researchers to design a supercomputer that could be used for earthquake and climate studies.
After a short chapter affirming that the interwar trajectory of Japanese modernity was capitalist modernity, in Chapter 2 Harootunian looks at the ideas circulating in and around the 1942 Kyoto conference designed to "overcome the modern" (kindai o chokoku).
In 1997, at the now-famous Kyoto conference convened to discuss climate change, Tuvalu's Prime Minister Koloa Talake delivered an impassioned speech to the world's leaders, imploring them to act immediately: