Ratification of Kyoto Protocol European Union 2002

Name of policy Ratification of Kyoto Protocol
Jurisdiction Supranational region
Supranational region
Country European Union

Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Target
    • GHG reduction target
      • Formal & legally binding GHG reduction target
Sector name
  • General
    Policy description KP CP1: -8% emissions reductions compared to 1990 by 2012.

    KP CP2: -20% emissions reductions compared to 1990 by 2020.

    Policy type
    • Changing activity
    • Energy efficiency
    • Renewables
    • Nuclear or CCS or fuel switch
    • Non-energy5
    Policy stringency
    Implementation state Implemented
    Date of decision 2002
    Start date of implementation
    End date of implementation
    High impact No
    Impact indicator
    NameValueBase yearTarget yearComments
    GHG emissions reduction (%)201,9902,020

    Source or references http://www.europa.eu.int/comm/environment/climat/kyoto.htm
    Supports policies
    Is supported by policies
    Comments (background and assessment)
    Status Final

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