What is the Kyoto Protocol and what is required of its signatories? The Kyoto Protocol is an international protocol designed to reduce greenhouse gases that cause global climate changes. Signatories are required to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to levels specified in the treaty. Some developing countries are only expected to monitor and report their emissions. What was the Kyoto Protocol designed to address and accomplish? The Kyoto Protocol is an international protocol designed to reduce greenhouse gases that cause global climate changes. What is the developmental history of the protocol? Where did it originate and how has it evolved through time? It was negotiated on December 11th 1997 in Kyoto, signed between March 16th 1998 and March 15th 1999 and began February 16th 2005. What (or who) is the IPCC? What organization oversees the IPCC’s work? The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
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Greenhouse gas, Kyoto Protocol, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Attribution of recent climate change