Work on an international climate change treaty that would succeed the Kyoto Protocol, which expires in 2012, is expected to gain momentum. Government representatives of United Nations (UN) member countries will continue negotiations that began in Bali, Indonesia last December. The aim is to agree on a climate treaty in late 2009 that features specific targets to reduce global warming emissions. Governments from almost 200 countries, including the U.S., met at the Bali summit, where they agreed to make “deep cuts in global emissions” but not on...
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