How many countries have signed the Kyoto Protocol?
The Kyoto Protocol category in the Yahoo! Directory helped us learn more about this important environmental pact. The Kyoto Protocol is an agreement based on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). For the record, a convention is a formal treaty among United Nations members. Generally, a UN protocol is a less formal agreement based on a convention. The UNFCCC sought to examine global climate change — how it may affect us and what we can do to prevent it. Adopted December 11, 1997, in Japan, the Kyoto Protocol is