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2005-12-09 14:26:22

By Mary Milliken and Timothy Gardner MONTREAL (Reuters) - Industrialized and developing nations were close to a deal on Friday to start work on extending the Kyoto Protocol to fight global warming past 2012, but the United States resisted calls for new commitments to combat climate change. On the final day of the November 28-December 9 U.N. conference on climate change, environmentalists said they were losing hope that the United States -- the largest producer of heat-trapping...

2005-12-09 17:46:15

By Timothy Gardner MONTREAL (Reuters) - Growing numbers of businesses are taking action on global warming regardless of what U.N. climate talks bring now or in the future. Representatives from 190 countries gathered in Montreal are hoping to agree on launching talks about the future of the Kyoto Protocol, the first phase of which runs out in 2012. Whether the United States, which pulled out of Kyoto in 2001 and is the world's largest producer of greenhouse gases, agrees to that is...

2005-12-09 17:18:51

By Timothy Gardner NEW YORK (Reuters) - Growing numbers of businesses are taking action on global warming regardless of what U.N. climate talks bring now or in the future. Representatives from 190 countries gathered in Montreal are hoping to agree on launching talks about the future of the Kyoto Protocol, the first phase of which runs out in 2012. Whether the United States, which pulled out of Kyoto in 2001 and is the world's largest producer of greenhouse gases, agrees to that is...

2005-12-09 14:00:00

By Mary Milliken and Timothy Gardner MONTREAL (Reuters) - Industrialized and developing nations were close to a deal on Friday to start work on extending the Kyoto Protocol to fight global warming past 2012, but the United States resisted calls for new commitments to combat climate change. On the final day of the November 28-December 9 U.N. conference on climate change, environmentalists said they were losing hope that the United States -- the largest producer of heat-trapping greenhouse...

2005-12-09 12:20:00

By Mary Milliken and Timothy Gardner MONTREAL -- Industrialized and developing nations were close to a breakthrough on Friday on a deal to begin work on extending the Kyoto Protocol to fight global warming past 2012, but the United States resisted calls for new commitments to combat climate change. On the final day of the November 28-December 9 U.N. conference on climate change, environmentalists said they were losing hope that the United States -- the largest producer of heat-trapping...

2005-12-09 12:05:00

By Mary Milliken and Timothy Gardner MONTREAL (Reuters) - Industrialized and developing nations were close to a breakthrough on Friday on a deal to begin work on extending the Kyoto Protocol to fight global warming past 2012, but the United States resisted calls for new commitments to combat climate change. On the final day of the November 28-December 9 U.N. conference on climate change, environmentalists said they were losing hope that the United States -- the largest producer of...

2005-12-08 22:18:22

By Mary Milliken and David Fogarty MONTREAL (Reuters) - Major industrial nations neared accord on a vague road map to extend the Kyoto Protocol at U.N. climate talks on Thursday but Washington showed no sign of budging from plans to pursue its own strategy on global warming. Negotiators at the November 28-December 9 talks also agreed to speed investments in clean energy projects in the Third World and set rules to ensure compliance with Kyoto, meant as a first step to prevent...

2005-12-08 19:19:35

By Mary Milliken and David Fogarty MONTREAL (Reuters) - Industrialized nations neared accord on a vague road map to extend the Kyoto Protocol at U.N. climate talks on Thursday but Washington showed no sign of budging from plans to pursue its own strategy on global warming. Negotiators at the November 28-December 9 talks also agreed to speed investments in clean-energy projects in the Third World and set rules to ensure compliance with Kyoto, meant as a first step to prevent...

2005-12-08 16:49:10

By Alister Doyle and Mary Milliken MONTREAL (Reuters) - Negotiators at U.N. climate talks agreed on Thursday to speed investments in clean-energy projects in the Third World as host Canada struggled to enlist the United States in a long-term fight against global warming. Negotiators from 160 nations, overcoming an objection by Saudi Arabia, also agreed on a set of rules to ensure compliance with the United Nations' Kyoto Protocol, which obliges many developed nations to cut emissions...

2005-12-08 18:42:01

By Alister Doyle and Mary Milliken MONTREAL (Reuters) - Negotiators at U.N. climate talks agreed on Thursday to speed investments in clean-energy projects in the Third World as host Canada struggled to enlist the United States in a long-term fight against global warming. Negotiators from 160 nations, overcoming an objection by Saudi Arabia, also agreed on a set of rules to ensure compliance with the United Nations' Kyoto Protocol, which obliges many developed nations to cut emissions...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.