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Trudeau Says Mulcair Shares Blame For Federal Liberals Not Hitting Kyoto Targets

Huffington Post Canada - ‎May 3, 2016‎
"They signed (the) Kyoto (Protocol) the last time they were in power and went on to have one of the worst records in the world," he said.
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Paris agreement on combating climate change to replace Kyoto Protocol

TVR - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
175 countries have signed the Paris Agreement to combat climate change, which will replace the Kyoto Protocol. The ceremony took place in the hall of the UN General Assembly in New York on Earth Day.
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Paris treaty: a lot of cost for doing very little

The Hindu - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
The only global treaty to cut carbon —the Kyoto Protocol - famously failed when it was never ratified by the U.S., and eventually abandoned by Canada, Russia and Japan.
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The Hope of the Paris Climate Agreement

Institutional Investor - ‎2 hours ago‎
Three years between adoption and coming into effect is far shorter than the implementation of the Kyoto Protocol, the only other global climate change agreement.
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Mexican embassy in St. Lucia congratulates Mrs. Espinosa

St. Lucia News Online - ‎10 hours ago‎
In December 2010 in Cancun, Ambassador Espinosa presided the 16th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP 16) and the 6th Conference of the Parties of the Kyoto Protocol, in which the agreements of Cancun were adopted that allowed the restart ...
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UN's paper tiger

Toronto Sun - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Over the past week we have been told by United Nations and government leaders that the Paris Agreement on climate change is different from the Kyoto Protocol. Unlike Kyoto, under which developed countries were the only ones held to greenhouse gas ...
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Australia Climate Policy Fight Escalates Ahead of July Election

ICTSD Bridges News - ‎9 hours ago‎
The first would be from July 2018 to June 2020, covering the last commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol and taking the form of a “cap and offsets” scheme, essentially setting a ceiling for carbon emissions from “liable entities,” with producers ...

Commonwealth vegetation trigger may open up new possibilities for farmers

Beef Central - ‎6 hours ago‎
In 1997, the Australian Government was heavily engaged in negotiating Australia's position in relation to the Kyoto Protocol, which was the legally enforceable international agreement established under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate ...

Pre-2020 action of developed nations is essential to limit the global average temperature rise, says French envoy ...

Times of India - ‎May 3, 2016‎
NEW DELHI: As majority of the countries signed the Paris Agreement last month, everyone is waiting for its ratification by big players like the US, China, India, Brazil and the EU.

Proof of Paris deal's success lies in actions, not signatures

Argus Media (blog) - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
This is surprisingly good progress, given that only six countries - Switzerland, Argentina, Antigua and Barbuda, Maldives, St Lucia and Samoa - signed the Kyoto Protocol on its opening day in 1998 and the treaty was only ratified in 2005, seven years ...
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Alberta's energy industry: A roadmap for the future - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The 1992 UN Rio de Janeiro Conference on Environment and Development (led by Canadian Maurice Strong) and the subsequent 1997 Kyoto Protocol set the standard for global reductions in GHG emissions. In the early 1990s, Canadian energy industry ...

Worldwide climate is changing

The Daily Cardinal - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The earth is warming. Ninety-seven percent of scientists have agreed on the consensus that climate change is real and caused by man.

Are worst doubts about future of climate change coming true? - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Rewinding fast backward reveals that when the Kyoto Protocol was opened for signature 18 years ago, on March 16, 1998, only six countries signed it on the opening day.
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The Guardian view on the UN climate change treaty: now for some action

The Guardian - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
The danger of gala events like the official signing of the climate change treaty at the UN in New York on Friday, crowned with a guest appearance from Leonardo DiCaprio and with 60 heads of state in attendance, is the impression they create that the ...

EU emitters convert 22.66 million offsets for 2015 emission swap

Carbon Pulse (subscription) - ‎May 2, 2016‎
... compliance year it was possible for companies to surrender offsets issued to carbon-cutting projects for emission reductions made before 2013, the Kyoto Protocol's first commitment period, which represented the vast majority of credits in ...

New Zealand signs Paris Agreement

The Indian Panorama (registration) - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Mr Javadekar said, the issue of climate fund continues to remain a concern and urged the developed countries to mobilize 100 billion dollar sooner and they must also take enhanced targets for 2016-2020, which is the second commitment period of the ...

Why the Government is Right to Investigate Oil Industry Ads

TIME - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Repeatedly stressing the need to highlight the “uncertainties” of climate science, the memo argued: “Unless 'climate change' becomes a non-issue, meaning that the Kyoto protocol is defeated and that there are no further initiatives to thwart the threat ...
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Imperial Oil described its climate-warming business as 'anti-social'

National Observer - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
... Talisman Energy, that sponsored an event organized by climate change science doubters on Parliament Hill who attacked the Liberal government of former prime minister Jean Chrétien and his plans at the time to ratify the Kyoto Protocol on climate ...

Exploring How Cities Can Switch To A Low-Carbon Energy Grid

CleanTechnica - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
According to Outka, more than a decade ago, Boulder was among the first American cities to develop a local agenda for climate change mitigation.