Kyoto Protocol

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A protocol of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, an international environmental treaty with the goal of stabilising greenhouse gas concentrations
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Wrangling between developed countries favoring the eventual merger of the Kyoto pact into a new treaty and developing countries demanding fresh emissions-cut targets for rich nations under the continued Kyoto process has been intensifying.
As developing countries, which are not covered by the Kyoto pact, are expected to produce half of the greenhouse gas emissions in 2020, the report urges the U.
WORLD climate change talks were edging towards a deal on the Kyoto pact last night despite protests from some rich countries.
However, since then Bush has reversed his position and will now not seek limits on CO2 -- the main greenhouse gas targeted by the Kyoto pact -- in the anti-pollution law.
will present an alternative to the Kyoto pact at the Oct.
ENVIRONMENTAL campaigners last night hit out at politicians for failing to back the Kyoto pact on global warming.
The United States has refused to ratify the Kyoto pact, while major emerging economies such as China and India are not obliged under the treaty to slash their emissions.
Japan has not yet revealed whether it will accept Pronk's new proposal and ratify the Kyoto pact, with or without the U.
The Kyoto pact calls for industrialised nations to cut emissions of the green house gas carbon dioxide by 5.
The United States refused to ratify the Kyoto pact, while China, as a developing country, is not required to cut emissions under it.
The Petroleum Association of Japan, an industry group of oil wholesalers, has set the goal of introducing about 360,000 kiloliters of plant-derived ethanol in fiscal 2010 to contribute to Japan's achievement of goals under the Kyoto pact.
Japan opposed setting a second round of reduction commitments because that would perpetuate a framework that does not include China and the United States, the world's top two carbon dioxide emitters, which are not subject to emissions cuts under the Kyoto pact.
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