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the Kyoto protocolnoun

uk   us   (also the Kyoto agreement) ENVIRONMENT
an ​agreement made in 1997 among a large ​number of countries to ​limitcarbon emissions (= ​carbon dioxide that ​planes, ​cars, ​factories, etc. ​produce) and ​reduce the ​effects of climatechange: His opposition to the Kyoto ​protocol comes from the state's ​economic dependence on the coal ​industry.
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