Kyoto protocol


General Science

  • noun
    (written as Kyoto Protocol)
    an international agreement on strategies for coping with climate change signed in December 1997 by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)


  • An international treaty adopted in 1997, and enforced in 2005 that requires a number of nations, including the U.S., to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions to specific levels by certain milestone dates.