The Kyoto Protocol aiming to cut greenhouse gas emissions has become fully operational after the UN climate conference adopted the final rules. The 34 signatory countries-which do not include the US or Australia-passed the final regulatory measures by consensus at the Montreal conference.
The Daily Kos informed that it was unfortunate that U.S. Climate Negotiator, Harlan Watson wasn’t ready to deal with the barrage of questions from the international scientific community. It thanked Kyoto USA for the footage it provided on it.
The Seattle-Government provides information on where you can learn more about the US Mayors Climate Protection Agreement or read worldwide headlines about 192 mayors representing over 40 million Americans, who have accepted the challenge.
The Green Peace tells that its after more than ten years of protracted – sometimes exhausting, often frustrating – negotiations, thirty-five industrialized countries along with the European Community are now legally bound to reduce or limit their greenhouse gas emissions.
Eliot Diringer from US-based environmental research agency, the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, told Radio Netherlands, why he believes the developing world’s involvement in the Kyoto, at some level, is crucial!
The British Broadcasting Corporation reported on why the Protocol has taken seven years to come into force! According to the report, since many countries felt that it did not highlight the all-important rules of how the nations would operate, the Protocol did not come into force.
According to The Star two things are clear about the massive conference on climate change. First, the Kyoto Protocol, the foundation of the current effort to cut greenhouse gas emissions, is history. Second, when the conference closes in two weeks, its success will be measured by just one thing: What kind of deal has been reached for negotiations on what, if anything should follow the Protocol?