U.S.: Kyoto Treaty Based On 'Bad Science'

The United States rules out re-joining the Kyoto Treaty.
December 8, 2004, 12pm PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The US has told a UN conference on global warming that it has no intention of re-joining international efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions...[U.S. official] told reporters that efforts to cut emissions were based on bad science...The US was focused instead, he said, on implementing President George W Bush's plans to promote energy efficiency...But Dr Watson admitted that even if the US achieved its target, it would still be producing 15-16% more greenhouse gases while the rest of the industrialised world was committed to an absolute reduction."

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Published on Tuesday, December 7, 2004 in BBC News
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