Climate Changemypt

Climate Changemypt - Although here in the United States,...

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Although here in the United States, more people are aware of climate changes imminent affects and have been using the term “going green”, this is not all that is necessary to combat climate change. Many different countries, organizations, and nations have decided to take different steps in order to combat or adapt to the affects of climate change. The Kyoto Protocol is a protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on climate change (UNFCCC or FCCC). Its focus is fighting global warming or climate change. It is an international environmental treaty that wants to decrease and stabilize our carbon emissions. The protocol was started in December of 1997 but it was not formally initiated until February of 2005 when at least 37 industrialized countries committed themselves to its purpose. This protocol, although it has great intentions, does not seem to be bringing about change as fast as necessary. Some of the 186 countries that have ratified and signed the protocol include, Romania, Dominican Republic, European Union, Belgium, France, Germany, Ethiopia, Russia, South Africa, Brazil, Thailand,
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This document was uploaded on 10/27/2011 for the course BIO 10002 at GWU.

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