Sustainable Development Glossary – K

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kilowatt-hour (kWh) – Unit of electrical power; 1000 watts.


Kyoto protocol – In December 1997 in Kyoto, Japan, industrial nations agreed to reduce their collective emissions of greenhouse gases by 5.2% from 1990 levels by the period 2008 to 2012.

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