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December 01, 2005

Montreal 2005: Kyoto Protocol Now has Some Teeth

Yesterday was a historic day. Despite Saudi Arabia's attempts to block the agreement, most of the rules first outlined in the Marrakech Accords of 2001 were approved in Montréal. What this means is that the Kyoto Protocol now has a "rule book" that spells out how emissions will be reported and verified, that gives industrial nations credit if they help developing countries produce clean energy and explains the parameters for emission trading. Another interesting development: China is urging the US... Please click through to continue...

Originally from Treehugger, ReBlogged by emma on Dec 1, 2005 at 02:41 PM

Posted by dymaxion at December 1, 2005 11:36 PM


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