Thursday, October 28, 2004


Kyoto deal sealed with Russia’s help

`The Kyoto Protocol deal on the management of global climate change has overcome its final hurdle in Russia, setting the stage for the sweeping environmental treaty to come into force next year. [..]

Russia’s adoption is the final step needed among major industrial countries after the treaty was rejected by the US, which alone accounted for 36 per cent of carbon dioxide emissions in 1990.’

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