Kyoto Protocol

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International treaty outlining and regulating the efforts of 37 memeber countries to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by 2012.

Set legally binding tragests

Should reduced an average of 5% against levels over the 5 year period 2008-2012

The US, Japan and Australia are not members

adapting to the adverse effects of climate change

Adaption Fund was established to finance adpatation

coutnries must meet their targets primarily through national measures such as efficient combustion

emissions trading know as the 'carbon market'

The Clean Development Mechanism- involves investment in sustainable development

Join Implementation-

a removal unit on the basis of land use, land use change and forestry- reforestation

an emission reduction

Durban Platform 2011- agreeing…


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