Kyoto Protocol to enter into force on 16 February 2005
Article from: OGEL 1 (2005), in Professional News
February 11, 2005 - OGEL subscribers may be interested to know (or be reminded) that the Kyoto Protocol will enter into force next Wednesday, 16 February 2005. Under article 3 of the Protocol, those states listed in Annex I of the Framework Convention on Climate Change have the obligation to limit and reduce their greenhouse gas emission levels to their respective assigned amounts, as specified in Annex B of the Kyoto Protocol, with a view to reducing their overall emissions by at least 5% below 1990 levels in the first Kyoto "commitment period" of 2008-2012. An ...