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BRUSSELS - BELGIUM - 16 FEBRUARY 2005 -- A big banner have been placed at Rond Point Schuman to mark that The European Commission joins 140 nations in celebrating the entry into force today of the Kyoto Protocol, which gives the international community its most powerful instrument yet to combat global climate change. Industrialised countries that have ratified the Protocol are legally obliged to meet their targets for limiting or reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2012. The EU has already made this binding for Member States under EU law. --  PHOTO: ERIK LUNTANG / EUP-IMAGES