Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change

Cartoon: Developing Countries and Green House Gas Emissions

Find a political cartoon depicting developing countries, such as China, India, Brazil, as disapproving of any reduction in their green house gas emissions.

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The Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change: History & Highlights

Feature by Jay Makarenko || Feb 1, 2007

The Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change, which formally came into effect on February 16, 2005, represents a significant political and environment international regime. This article provides an introduction to the Kyoto Protocol, with a particular focus on the history of its negotiation and implementation, its central elements as a regime of governance, and key opportunities and challenges faced by the Protocol.

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Global Warming: Overview & Debates

Feature by Jay Makarenko || Feb 1, 2007

Global warming and climate change have become major environmental and political issues, both internationally and within Canada. This article provides an introduction to the scientific claims and debates concerning global warming. More specifically, it focuses on key scientific theories concerning the meaning of global warming, its causes, and potential impact on Canadians, in addition to exploring some of the scientific debates surrounding these theories and their political implications.

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Cartoon: Kyoto and Alberta's Fast Growing Economy

Find a political cartoon depicting the Alberta economy as a race car, with the Kyoto Accord acting as a speed limit.

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