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Articles from Canada and the World Backgrounder (October 1, 2005)

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A foot in the door: even those who support the Kyoto Protocol recognize its flaws; but they say it's a move in the right direction of helping to reduce global warming. 1790
A stepping stone: the Kyoto Protocol may not hold all the answers to reducing global greenhouse gas emissions but many say it's a good first step. 2652
A work in progress: Canada agreed to join the Kyoto Protocol process in December 1997; to meet its targets Ottawa promised to cut greenhouse gas emissions to six percent below 1990's level by 2012. 2833
Heating up. 1864
Politics meets science: in November 2005, a gathering in Montreal will try to set the agenda for what happens on the global warming file after the Kyoto Protocol. 383
Quote ... unquote. 316
Swimming against the current: some skeptics think Kyoto is a scheme to either slow growth in the world's industrial democracies or to transfer wealth to Third World countries in what they see as global socialism. 1903
The party's over: geophysicist M. King Hubbert predicted in 1956 that world oil production would peak in 2000. According to geologist Colin Campbell, Dr. Hubbert was close; the actual peak came during the spring of 2004. Campbell, Colin, Sir 1948

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