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2005-11-30 15:32:43

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent MONTREAL (Reuters) - Countries meeting at U.N. environmental conference adopted on Wednesday the rules for limiting emissions of greenhouse gases under the U.N.'s Kyoto Protocol, but Saudi Arabia held up a key section on policing the accord.

2005-11-30 17:00:25

By Jeffrey Jones MONTREAL (Reuters) - Europe's carbon trading market has evolved into a multibillion-euro force in its first year under Kyoto, but the United States will not develop such a robust market without commitments to cut emissions, trade experts said on Wednesday.

2005-11-30 16:47:19

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent MONTREAL (Reuters) - Countries meeting at U.N. environmental conference adopted on Wednesday the rules for limiting emissions of greenhouse gases under the U.N.'s Kyoto Protocol, but Saudi Arabia held up a key section on policing the accord.

2005-11-30 15:32:00

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent MONTREAL (Reuters) - A U.N. conference adopted a rule book for the U.N.'s Kyoto Protocol on limiting a build-up of emissions of greenhouse gases on Wednesday but Saudi Arabia held up a key section on policing the accord.

2005-11-30 10:20:00

Backers of the U.N.'s Kyoto Protocol on curbing global warming may need 3-5 years from now to work out a successor to the pact that runs out in 2012, the U.N.'s climate change chief said on Tuesday.

2005-11-29 23:13:35

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent MONTREAL (Reuters) - Backers of the U.N.'s Kyoto Protocol on curbing global warming may need 3-5 years from now to work out a successor to the pact that runs out in 2012, the U.N.'s climate change chief said on Tuesday.

2005-11-29 14:54:55

By Alister Doyle and Jeffrey Jones MONTREAL (Reuters) - The United States ruled out making extra pledges to fight global warming beyond 2012 on Tuesday, angering environmentalists who accused Washington of blocking a 189-nation conference in Canada. Chief U.S.

2005-11-29 14:55:00

The United States ruled out making extra pledges to fight global warming beyond 2012 on Tuesday, angering environmentalists who accused Washington of blocking a 189-nation conference in Canada.

2005-11-28 19:11:23

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent MONTREAL (Reuters) - Host Canada urged a wider fight against global warming at the start of 189-country talks on Monday that will try to enlist the United States and poor nations in U.N.-led schemes to fight climate change beyond 2012.

2005-11-29 00:25:00

Host Canada urged a wider fight against global warming at the start of 189-country talks on Monday that will try to enlist the United States and poor nations in U.N.-led schemes to fight climate change beyond 2012.


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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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