Kyoto Protocol

Lifeline thrown to Kyoto Protocol

Lifeline thrown to Kyoto Protocol

Almost 200 nations have extended a weakened United Nations plan for combating global warming until 2020 with a modest set of measures that would do nothing to halt rising world greenhouse gas emissions.

NZ backs off Kyoto climate-change route

New Zealand will not sign up for fresh commitments under the Kyoto Protocol, Climate Change Minister Tim Groser announced yesterday.

Kyoto comments discord

Kyoto comments discord

Temperatures appear to be rising inside the Dunedin City Council, after the chief executive of one of its own companies called for the Kyoto Protocol to be abandoned.

'Massive' cost warning

'Massive' cost warning

Dunedin company City Forests says the Government should abandon the Kyoto Protocol, rather than commit to revised rules it fears could lumber forestry companies with "massive" additional costs.

Canada pulls out of Kyoto Protocol

Canada's environment minister says his country is pulling out of the Kyoto Protocol on climate change.

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