By averypoole

Avery Poole is currently undertaking her PhD at the University of British Columbia


(this is one of many FAQ files found at Terry) There is a general consensus that global warming is underway, but what should we do about it? The Kyoto Protocol has proven to be a hotbed of contention amongst scientists, policymakers, environmentalists and industry. Is it an exciting and groundbreaking development in the fight against global warming and the broader problem of climate change, or an ineffective and economically harmful attempt to win political kudos? What is the Kyoto Protocol and how is it supposed to address global warming? The Kyoto Protocol, an international and legally binding agreement to reduce…