Also, this article argues about Kyoto protocol effectiveness:
Overall, the result is that global emissions have showed no sign of slowing down, as the chart below shows. In that sense, the Kyoto protocol has been a failure. But it was unquestionably an important first step in global climate diplomacy.
For me, it is quite clear that it is very hard to control CO2 emissions. However, there are emergent technology to recycle CO2 such as this one or this one. Using such technologies may reduce pressure on industry to produce less CO2.
Question: Why is there so much focus on producing less CO2 rather than investing in technology to recycle it?