Official Climate Change Commitment Made

In anticipation of COP21, Chile pledges to reduce its emissions 30% by 2030, based on 2007 levels. This could increase to 35-45% with international aid.

Amendment to Kyoto Protocol Approved by Congress

The Doha amendment establishes the second commitment period (beginning January 1, 2013 and ending December 31, 2020) of the Kyoto Protocol, the international GHG emissions reduction treaty.