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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...

2005-12-08 12:58:23

MONTREAL (Reuters) - Environment ministers at U.N. climate talks have agreed rules for policing the Kyoto Protocol on curbing global warming, skirting objections by Saudi Arabia, delegates said on Thursday. "The compliance mechanism has been agreed," British Environment Minister Margaret Beckett told reporters during talks among more than 90 ministers in Montreal on ways to step up the fight against global warming. Details of how to enforce the Kyoto accord, which obliges many...

2005-12-08 14:00:00

MONTREAL (Reuters) - Environment ministers at U.N. climate talks have agreed rules for policing the Kyoto Protocol on curbing global warming, skirting objections by Saudi Arabia, delegates said on Thursday. "The compliance mechanism has been agreed," British Environment Minister Margaret Beckett told reporters during talks among more than 90 ministers in Montreal on ways to step up the fight against global warming. Details of how to enforce the Kyoto accord, which obliges many developed...

2005-12-08 12:55:00

MONTREAL -- Environment ministers at U.N. climate talks have agreed to rules for policing the Kyoto Protocol on curbing global warming, skirting objections by Saudi Arabia, delegates said on Thursday. "The compliance mechanism has been agreed," British Environment Minister Margaret Beckett told reporters during talks among more than 90 ministers in Montreal on ways to step up the fight against global warming. Details of how to enforce the Kyoto accord, which obliges many developed...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.