Kyoto Protocol

  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The protocol is an international environmental agreement signed by 84 countries under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. The agreement, adopted on 11 Dec. 1997, is based on principles set out in a framework convention signed at the Rio Summit in 1992, but did not become a legally binding treaty until 16 Feb. 2005.

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  • Barry Turner

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