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2006-02-02 18:22:32

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican chairman and the top Democrat on the Senate Energy Committee will introduce legislation this spring aimed at fighting global warming, but their staff see little chance of Congress passing the climate change bill this year.

2005-10-18 15:27:47

By Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's environment minister said on Tuesday it was too soon to set targets for the developing world to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Poorer countries are exempt from the emission caps under the Kyoto Protocol.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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