Kyoto protocol

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Kyoto protocol

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an amendment to the United Nations international treaty on global warming in which participating nations commit to reducing their emissions of carbon dioxide, negotiated in Kyoto, Japan, in 1997
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I worked with Angela Merkel on the Kyoto Climate Change Treaty.
Yvo de Boer, who is leading United Nations negotiations to forge a successor to the 1999 Kyoto climate change treaty, dismissed the G-8 pledge as insignificant.
The Deputy Prime Minister and Mr Gore worked closely together during international negotiations over the Kyoto climate change treaty.