Kyoto Protocol Track

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Synonyms: AWG-KP, Kyoto Protocol Track

The Kyoto Protocoll is an international legally-binding agreement adopted at Kyoto in 1997 under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change to reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases.The Kyoto Track is an Agreement on a coordinated and clear two-year timetable and detailed work program for both the UNFCCC ('Convention track') and the Kyoto Protocol ('Kyoto track'), meant to lead to an agreement at the UN meetings in Copenhagen at the end of 2009.

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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate ChangeThe United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is an international environmental treaty that resulted from the Earth Summit in Rio in 1992. Their aim is to limit GHG emissions to levels that will not threaten the environment and livleyhoods., REDDIt is expected that support for REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) should achieve cost effective emission reductions, as well as biodiversity and livelihoods benefits., Kyoto mechanismsEconomic mechanisms based on market principles that parties to the Kyoto Protocol can use in an attempt to lessen the potential economic impacts of greenhouse gas emission-reduction requirements. They include Joint Implementation (Article 6), Clean Development Mechanism (Article 12), and ..., conference of partiesConference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)., Kyoto ProtocolThe Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was adopted in 1997 in Kyoto, Japan, at the Third Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the UNFCCC. It contains legally binding commitments, in addition to those included in the UNFCCC. Countries ..., UNFCCC Convention TrackAgreement on a coordinated and clear two-year timetable and detailed work program for both the UNFCCC ('Convention track') and the Kyoto Protocol ('Kyoto track'), meant to lead to an agreement at the UN meetings in Copenhagen at the end of 2009.

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climate change negotiating tracksNegotiating tracks discussed on the conference of the parties that lead to binding agreements in how to deal with current climate change. The UNFCCC itself has two major negotiation tracks, the AWG-KP, established at COP11 in Montreal to discuss future commitments for developed countries (under ...

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