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Kyoto Agreement & Us Business

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Kyoto Agreement & Us Business

Kyoto Agreement & Us Business

Kyoto Agreement & Us Business

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—NPR's John Ydstie reports on the debate in the US over the Kyoto agreement to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases. Most American business leaders say the deal promises too much and asks too little of developing countries. They say the only way to meet the proposed statndards would be to raise fuel prices to discourage use. In ten years, the U-S must lower its emission of carbon dioxide to below 1990 levels... to reach that goal, Americans would have to reduce their energy consumption by 40-percent. The Senate must still approve the treaty.

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