Commitment Period

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The period of time, defined in the Kyoto Protocol, during which a country's average level of emissions of greenhouse gases must be kept within the agreed emission targets. The first Commitment Period covers 2008–12. Also known as Budget Period or Compliance Period.

Subjects: Environmental Science.

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