n Local Government Bulletin - Municipalities and clean development projects
|Article Title||Municipalities and clean development projects|
|© Publisher:||Dullah Omar Institute|
|Journal||Local Government Bulletin|
|Publication Date||Sep 2006|
|Pages||13 - 14|
Extracted from text ... LOCAL GOVERNMENT BULLETIN 13 LOCAL GOVERNMENT BULLETIN 13 The emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere is a major factor in climate change. The most recent scientific evidence shows that global warming is happening at an alarming and an increasing rate. Municipalities and clean development projects The Kyoto Protocol is a treaty created to combat global climate change. The treaty established a 'baseline' of total greenhouse gas emissions to which, or below which, each developed country must reduce their emissions in a fixed timeframe. Greenhouse gases include carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide, among others. The Protocol's principal reduction mechanism ..
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