The Seven Myths of Kyoto

  title={The Seven Myths of Kyoto},
  author={Michael Grubb and Joanna Depledge},
  journal={Climate Policy},
  pages={269 - 272}
The suspension of The Hague talks, followed by President George W. Bush’s public rejection of the Kyoto Protocol, has thrown the ongoing climate change negotiations into uncertainty and confusion. Comments surrounding these events have reflected and fostered numerous myths about the Protocol, which this article seeks to dispel. We identify seven such myths, and argue that a fuller understanding of the realities of the Protocol suggest that it should — and could — remain the basis for ongoing…