Kyoto meeting will seek to build bridge over troubled water

Macilwain, Colin
November 1997
Nature;11/20/1997, Vol. 390 Issue 6657, p215
Academic Journal
Examines issues to be discussed at the international meeting on greenhouse gas emissions in Kyoto, Japan, in December, 1997. Conflict between United States interests and the rest of the world; Controversy with US position; All countries acting in self-interest; Role of cost-benefit analysis; Development of US position; Role of Clinton Administration; The Clinton plan.


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