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Kyoto Protocol

Published December 11, 1997

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The Kyoto Protocol sets environmental goals and obligations for its signatories to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and five other greenhouse gases. Russia signed the Kyoto Protocol in 1999, but there was some debate over its stipulations and it did not ratify the protocol until September 2004.

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