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U.S., China, others join Copenhagen Accord on climate

The Los Angeles Times, 2 February 2010
Publié le : 2 février 2010
 Jim Tankersley 
"Reporting from Washington - The United States, China and dozens of other countries accounting for nearly 80% of the world's greenhouse gas emissions have signed onto a voluntary agreement to curb climate change. "If the countries make good on their pledges, they will dramatically reduce the emissions scientists link to global warming, but not enough to hold temperatures to levels scientists say are needed to minimize risks of drought, flooding and other catastrophic effects. "Still, the number of nations signing on, along with the amount they pledged in reductions, buoyed many environmentalists after the December climate summit meeting in Copenhagen."
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ISSN 2107-7029
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