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2005-07-06 03:41:09

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - President Bush said on Wednesday herecognized that man contributes to global climate change butremained unyielding in his opposition to the Kyoto accord onthe issue.

2005-07-05 20:25:31

By Steve Holland COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - President Bush has not shifted hisposition on climate policy but wants to broaden the debate onthe controversial issue, White House officials said on Tuesdayahead of a Group of Eight summit.

2005-06-27 03:10:06

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent BONN, Germany (Reuters) - A waste of more than $1,300 ayear for every American, undermining economic growth and jobs?Or a lifeline for the planet costing just an annual $20 foreach European? The U.N.'s Kyoto protocol on curbing global warming looksutterly different when viewed from Washington, which opposesthe 150-nation pact, or from its main backers in the EuropeanUnion, Japan or Canada.

2005-06-30 13:02:35

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent BONN, Germany (Reuters) - A waste of more than $1,300 ayear for every American, undermining economic growth and jobs?Or a lifeline for the planet costing just an annual $20 foreach European? The U.N.'s Kyoto protocol on curbing global warming looksutterly different when viewed from Washington, which opposesthe 150-nation pact, or from its main backers in the EuropeanUnion, Japan or Canada.

2005-06-28 16:39:45

By Oliver Bullough MOSCOW (Reuters) - Power giant UES signed Russia's firstprojects under the Kyoto pact's investment rules on Tuesday, inwhat it hopes is a step to cutting greenhouse gas emissions andraising cash for the aging electricity sector.

2005-06-30 15:22:37

President Bush said in a Danish TV interview aired Thursday that adhering to the Kyoto treaty on climate change would have "wrecked" the U.S. economy.

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2005-05-16 17:15:13

Despite the Bush administration's resistance to the Kyoto global warming pact, more than 130 mayors in the United States have applied the agreement's standards in a bid to reduce America's carbon dioxide emissions, Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels said Monday.

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2005-02-18 14:04:19

In another jab at its closest ally, Britain criticized U.S. environmental policy again on Thursday, urging the Bush administration to place climate change high on its agenda.

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2005-02-15 07:30:00

After seven politically painful years, the Kyoto Protocol finally enters into force on Wednesday, reining in industrial emissions of carbon dioxide and other "greenhouse gases" in a first attempt to control climate change.

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2005-02-02 00:00:00

A climate conference opened to renewed concern about the worsening threat of global warming and appeals from Britain to its ally, the United States, not to stand on the sidelines. British Environment Secretary Margaret Beckett said all countries emitted greenhouse gases and so the problem required an international response.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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