a. In Kyoto, Japan in 1995, the United Nations adopted protocols assigning limits to greenhouse gas emissions for developed countries. The Kyoto Protocol was signed by 130 countries, but in 1997, the United States Senate passed a unanimous resolution refusing to adopt it. Internet Assignment What were the arguments against adopting the Kyoto Protocol?
b. Many states are now ahead of the federal government in responding to the problem of greenhouse gas emissions. Internet Assignment Locate the California Climate Action Registry. How many states have now joined with California in tracking green house gas emissions? What is the difference between the state-based registry and the U.S. Department of Energy’s reporting system?