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G8ís Gradual Move toward Post-Kyoto Climate Change Policy
Council on Foreign Relations ^ | January 25, 2008 | Toni Johnson

Posted on 01/25/2008 3:18:30 PM PST by ricks_place

How have G8 members done under the protocol so far?

The EU’s environment agency projects Britain and France will meet their Kyoto obligations but other G8 members are struggling:

What has the Bush administration done since it rejected Kyoto?

The United States would have been required to reduce its emissions 7 percent below 1990 levels had it accepted ratification of Kyoto. Instead, U.S. emissions rose more than 16 percent...

(Excerpt) Read more at cfr.org ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: g8; g8summit; globalwarming; kyoto

1 posted on 01/25/2008 3:18:32 PM PST by ricks_place
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To: ricks_place
Instead, U.S. emissions rose more than 16 percent...

I love our country.

2 posted on 01/25/2008 3:21:59 PM PST by vbmoneyspender
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To: ricks_place; OKSooner; honolulugal; Killing Time; Beowulf; Mr. Peabody; RW_Whacko; gruffwolf; ...

FReepmail me to get on or off


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3 posted on 01/25/2008 4:55:55 PM PST by xcamel (Two-hand-voting now in play - One on lever, other holding nose.)
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To: Defendingliberty; WL-law; Normandy
"Hot Air Cult"

~~Anthropogenic Global Warming ™ ping~~

4 posted on 01/25/2008 5:14:50 PM PST by steelyourfaith
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To: ricks_place
Russia did not face mandatory cuts since its greenhouse-gas emissions fell well below the 1990 baseline due to a drop in economic output

They say this and pretend they don't know what it means.

5 posted on 01/25/2008 5:17:52 PM PST by SteamShovel (Global Warming, the New Patriotism)
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To: SteamShovel

I also noticed the lack of irony in the statement. No economy, no carbon footprint. “Pass the bearskinski, I’m going out to the outhouseski.”


6 posted on 01/25/2008 5:43:40 PM PST by Thebaddog (Is there a more perfect animal than a dog?)
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