The Kyoto Protocol covers amendments during the period from 2008-2012 specified targets for reducing the output of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses
The amendments which are included are as follows:
- New commitments for Annex I Parties to the Kyoto Protocol who agreed to take on commitments in a second commitment period from 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2020;
- A revised list of GHG to be reported on by Parties in the second commitment period; and
- Amendments to several articles of the Kyoto Protocol which specifically referenced issues pertaining to the first commitment period and which needed to be updated for the second commitment period.
For more information on all it entails please visit: https://unfccc.int/kyoto_protocol