| Major Milestones in the International Climate Change Regime
1988. UNEP and WMO establish the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which produce regular scientific and technical assessments on climate change.
1992. The U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change is agreed to at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Convention enters into force
1995. The IPCC Second Assessment Report concludes that the balance of evidence suggests a discernable human influence on the global climate.
1997. Adoption of the Kyoto Protocol to the U.N. Climate Convention.
2001. The IPCC Third Assessment Report finds stronger connections between human activities and the global climate system. The United States announces it will not become a Party to the Kyoto P.
2004. Russian Federation ratifies the Kyoto Protocol, triggering its entry into force in February 2005.
2005. First meeting of the Parties of the Kyoto Protocol takes place in Montreal, Canada.
2007. COP 13 adopts the Bali Action Plan, establishing a two-track
2009. The disaster of Copenhagen.
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