The Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

@article{Breidenich1998TheKP,
  title={The Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change},
  author={Clare Breidenich and Daniel B. Magraw and Anne Rowley and James W. Rubin},
  journal={American Journal of International Law},
  year={1998},
  volume={92},
  pages={315 - 331}
}
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