15 years ago today, the Kyoto Protocol was born. It was an international agreement which aimed to get industrialised nations to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2012. That target wasn't reached but the protocol is regarded as having made some progress in putting climate change on the global agenda.
More recent talks on the issue have been less successful.
VoR’s Tim Ecott spoke to Cleo Paskal, Associate Fellow of Energy, Environment and Resources at Chatham House, and asked her what was actually achieved at Kyoto.