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Australia Ratifies Kyoto, and the US is ALONE

Dec. 4, 2007 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

Australia has now ratified the Kyoto Protocol and the United States is left as the only major country refusing to join the agreement. A recent change in government in Australia means that the US is now truly by itself in refusing to commit to this...

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The Start of Talks

Dec. 3, 2007 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

Negotiations started today in Bali, Indonesia at the 13th Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Over the next two weeks, countries are working to agree to a mandate for negotiating the second phase of the Kyoto Pr...

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Fighting for Pavley

Nov. 10, 2007 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

California's Pavley Law, which would limit CO2 emissions of cars and trucks in the state by around 30 percent, is being zealously blocked by the federal government.

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