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2004-12-06 12:32:07

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- The search for new strategies to confront global warming takes center stage in Buenos Aires on Monday as thousands of environmentalists and government policy-makers gather for an international conference on climate change. The annual United Nations gathering will be the last conference before the February implementation of the Kyoto Protocol, a landmark agreement requiring 30 of the world's developed nations to reduce "greenhouse gas" emissions by 2012. Many...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.