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|Title:||Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change|
|Alternative Title(s):||Kyoto Protocol|
|Entry Into Force Date:||2005-02-16|
|Description:||In 1997, 160 nations met in Kyoto to negotiate reductions in greenhouse gas emissions pursuant to the terms of the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The resulting agreement is this document, which sets forth specific limits on emissions.
The site also includes a frequently-updated Status of Ratification and several guides to the climate change process and instruments.
The HTML version is available only in English, while the PDF version is available in the other official languages.
|Legal Citation:||UN Doc FCCC/CP/1997/7/Add.1, Dec. 10, 1997; 37 ILM 22 (1998)|
|Amends:||United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change|
|EISIL Categories:||Home >
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Protection of the Atmosphere
|Document Creator:||Secretariat for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change|
|Site Administrator:||Secretariat for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change|