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Kyoto Protocol

The Standard - ‎7 hours ago‎
Kyoto is such a romantic place to visit. The colors, the textures, and the stories of people you meet during your travel won't even fit in the album on your Facebook or Instagram account.
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There is no chance for a green future if we keep covering up climate change

The Independent - ‎6 hours ago‎
Australia's coal industry has been the first or second biggest exporter in the world for many years, and is a major lobbying force that has put the brake on Australia signing up to international action on climate change, such as the Kyoto protocol ...
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Galapagos project shows way forward for sustainable development

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
The project is eligible to participate in the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), created under the Kyoto Protocol climate change treaty.
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The EU's Hard Choice: Climate Change or National Politics

Huffington Post - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Ratification represents a serious hurdle to climate treaties. The Kyoto Protocol required more than seven years to come into force.

US climate policy: Why young Americans are done waiting for change

Deutsche Welle - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Since refusing to ratify the Kyoto protocol in 2001, the United States - being the world's largest industrialized nation, with the highest rates of carbon emissions - has reevaluated its political approach to climate change.
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What Paris agreement on climate change means for India

DailyO - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Diluting the claims of developing countries and departing from the once accepted principle of "historic responsibility", which found mention in Kyoto Protocol, the agreement has relied on "respective capabilities" of parties for burden sharing ...

Canadians need input on climate change

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎May 27, 2016‎
I remember feeling disheartened as part of the youth delegation to the UN climate consultations in South Africa when the Canadian government pulled out of the Kyoto Protocol right after the island state of the Maldives spoke about losing everything due ...

Parties yet to turn on the green light - ‎May 27, 2016‎
In 2007, Rudd's promise to ratify the Kyoto protocol and take strong action on climate change helped convince thousands of voters to unseat the Howard coalition government.
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How WTO's ruling against India will hurt solar industry

DailyO - ‎May 17, 2016‎
It may be recalled that India did not have any commitment to engage in carbon mitigation under the Kyoto Protocol. Yet it adopted an ambitious National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) in 2008 and also unilaterally decided to reduce its emission ...

Brazil coup shows BRICS powers are no alternative to US imperialism

Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal - ‎18 hours ago‎
In 2009 Lula supported - alongside the United States, India, China, and South Africa - the Copenhagen Accord, which voided the Kyoto Protocol's binding emissions-cut premise, contained utterly unambitious emissions targets, and also wrecked the UN ...

Paris Agreement on climate change: and now what?

Latinamerica Press - ‎May 25, 2016‎
In December 2015, representatives of 196 countries adopted by consensus the principles of the Paris Agreement - negotiated in the 21st International Conference on Climate Change (COP21) that took place in Paris —, aimed at replacing the Kyoto ...
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Pivoting to War

CounterPunch - ‎May 27, 2016‎
But as with so many international agreements, including the Kyoto Protocol, establishment of the International Criminal Court, the Convention to eliminate Discrimination against Women, the Mine Ban Treaty, the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and ...
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10 Ways Climate Science Has Advanced Since An Inconvenient Truth

Scientific American - ‎May 24, 2016‎
President George W. Bush declared the Kyoto Protocol, the first international treaty meant to address climate change, dead.

Hungary's Ratification Of UN Climate Deal Undermines Obama -- Again

Daily Caller - ‎May 25, 2016‎
“The Paris agreement, like the Kyoto agreement, is full of empty promises that will have no meaningful impact on the climate,” Republican Sen. Jim Inhofe said in April.
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Why it may make sense for Ontario to go it alone on climate change

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Almost two decades on from the original Kyoto protocol, there is no genuine global plan to reduce carbon emissions. There are many statements of support, much of it sincere and well-intentioned, including (one must assume) those from the 177 nations ...

IMF head charged with embezzlement — How much of the millions Trudeau gives the UN gets stolen, too?

The Rebel - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Under Stephen Harper, the UN was kept at a distance; we quit Pachauri's Kyoto Protocol; and we turned down diplomats begging for billions on behalf of Euro-banksters.

Imperialism's Junior Partners

CounterPunch - ‎May 27, 2016‎
In 2009 Lula supported - alongside the United States, India, China, and South Africa - the Copenhagen Accord, which voided the Kyoto Protocol's binding emissions-cut premise, contained utterly unambitious emissions targets, and also wrecked the UN ...

EU carbon market fraudsters face heavy jail sentences

EurActiv - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The European Union itself is not seen as a guilty party in the VAT scam, even if its “naive” approach to applying the Kyoto Protocol has been brought up. But the behaviour of some member states has drawn serious questions. First among these black sheep ...

Modi@2: Transform Varanasi, Imitating Kyoto Will Take Us Nowhere

The Quint (blog) - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Nearly two years have passed since Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who also happens to be a sitting MP from Varanasi constituency, signed the Kashi-Kyoto protocol on 30 August 2014, but not much has changed here. The Ganges still wears a tarnished ...
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The Ghost Of Kyoto Still Lurks

BW Businessworld - ‎May 16, 2016‎
On 22 April the UN headquarters on New York's East River was agog with excitement. For the first time in history representatives of more than 170 nations in colourful costumes were present to sign on to the climate agreement reached in Paris at the end ...