TITLE

Hot climate issue: Who pays?

AUTHOR(S)
Spotts, Peter N.
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;11/20/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 252, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the attempts by international leaders to reach resolution regarding the Kyoto Protocol of 1997 at the 2000 Conference on Climate Change in the Hague, Netherlands. Details on the Protocol including the requirement that industrial nations reduce their emission of so-called greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide; Desire of the United States for the ability of countries to transfer emissions credit between each other.
ACCESSION #
3779111

 

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