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Kyoto Protocol

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Kyoto Protocol

  1. 1. Kyoto Protocol Minako Ito & Hayato Ishida
  2. 2. Background <ul><li>What is the Kyoto Protocol </li></ul><ul><li>Why is it created </li></ul><ul><li>Controversy over the Kyoto Protocol </li></ul>
  3. 3. Pro : Positive Effects <ul><li>Slows GHG emissions and global warming </li></ul><ul><li>Developments in science and technology </li></ul><ul><li>Increase of political communication </li></ul>
  4. 4. Pro : Ratified by 141 countries <ul><li>Necessity for ratification=55 countries, 141 countries for ratification are way over it </li></ul><ul><li>141 countries are mostly developing country </li></ul><ul><li>Developing country offers credit for air pollution </li></ul>
  5. 5. Pro : It is longsighted / high priority <ul><li>Kyoto is only at the first step </li></ul><ul><li>It is preparation for future </li></ul><ul><li>Global warming is destroying ecosystem </li></ul>
  6. 6. Con : Negative Effects <ul><li>Slows country’s development </li></ul><ul><li>Destroy people’s lives </li></ul><ul><li>Discrimination of the countries </li></ul>
  7. 7. Con : Not ratified by developed and industrial countries <ul><li>Developed and industrial countries are not involving Kyoto Protocol </li></ul><ul><li>The countries matter most for global warming are those who are not signing in yet </li></ul><ul><li>Without those countries involving, Kyoto Protocol does not work </li></ul>
  8. 8. Con : It is shortsighted / less priority <ul><li>Countries have other things to care about </li></ul><ul><li>Kyoto just slows the growth rate of GHG emission </li></ul><ul><li>Kyoto is too rash and vague </li></ul>
  9. 9. Current Status / Future Trend <ul><li>Thought of Global Warming by citizens </li></ul><ul><li>Increase / decrease of CO 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Steps must be taken </li></ul>
  10. 10. Works Cited <ul><li>BBC, Newscaster. &quot;Croatian parliament ratifies Kyoto Protocol .&quot; Zagreb. 27 Apr. 2007. BBC . School Library Collection . NewsBank. 24 May 2007 <http://infoweb.newsbank.com/>. </li></ul><ul><li>DeMuth, Christopher. &quot;The Kyoto Protocol Cannot Address Global Warming.&quot; Independent Newspapers Sept. 2001. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center . Thomson Gale. 24 May 2007 <http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/?db=OVRC>. </li></ul><ul><li>Dudek, Daniel J, et al. &quot;Save the Kyoto Protocol.&quot; Issues in Science & Technology 22.3 (Mar. 2006): 9-10. 2 4 May 2007 <http://web.ebscohost.com/>. </li></ul><ul><li>Gorrie, Peter. &quot;Tech firms see red in Tory pullout; some see setbacks in easing off Kyoto Easing rules clouds some business futures.&quot; The Tronto Star 22 May 2006. NewsBank. 2 4 May 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese ministry of foreign affairs. &quot;The gist of Kyoto Protocol.&quot; The gist of       Kyoto Protocol . 12 Nov. 2006. 24 May 2007 <http://www.mofa.go.jp/mofaj/      gaiko/kankyo/kiko/cop3/k_koshi.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese ministry of foreign affairs. &quot;What is the Kyoto Protocol?&quot; Global   Warming . 12 Dec. 2003. 2 4 May 2007 < http://www.mofa.go.jp/mofaj/gaiko/kankyo/kiko/ > </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Kyoto Protocol : Factfile.&quot; Agence France-Presse (Nov. 2006). School Library Collection . NewsBank. 24 May 2007 <http://infoweb.newsbank.com/>. </li></ul><ul><li>McRae, Hamish. &quot;The Kyoto Protocol Can Help Address Global Warming.&quot; Independent Newspapers 16 Feb. 2005. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center . Thomson Gale. 24 May 2007 <http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/?db=OVRC>. </li></ul><ul><li>Schulte, Bret. &quot;Putting a Price on Pollution.&quot; U.S. News & World Report (May 2007). School Library Collection . NewsBank. 24 May 2007 <http://infoweb.newsbank.com/>. </li></ul><ul><li>Stasio, Frank. &quot;Analysis: Looking beyond the Kyoto Protocol.&quot; National Public Radio Edition . School Library Collection . NewsBank. 2 4 May 2007 <http://infoweb.newsbank.com/>. </li></ul>

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