Global Climate Change: Selected Legal Questions About the Kyoto Protocol

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This report discusses the Kyoto Protocol and whether the United States is now legally bound by the Protocol, the legal implications of signing it, whether it could be implemented as an executive agreement without submission to the Senate, and whether the Protocol could be used as the legal basis for regulation of emissions even prior to ratification.

Creator(s): Ackerman, David M
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: April 10, 1998
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Ackerman, David M

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: April 10, 1998
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This report discusses the Kyoto Protocol and whether the United States is now legally bound by the Protocol, the legal implications of signing it, whether it could be implemented as an executive agreement without submission to the Senate, and whether the Protocol could be used as the legal basis for regulation of emissions even prior to ratification.

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6 pages.

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