Wrobel, Paulo, The World Today
Fewer burning forests, more biofuels, new oil wells, Brazil could position itself for a key role in this year's crucial climate change talks. A good move some would say - even if long delayed - for a country that played host to the Earth Summit seventeen years ago, which set off the whole environmental process.
a HUNDRED EIGHTY-SEVEN COUNTRIES WILL meet in Copenhagen in December, at the United Nations Climate Change Conference, to try to reach a new international agreement, to take effect after the Kyoto Protocol expires in 2012. If Copenhagen is successful, it will be the culmination of almost twenty years of international diplomatic negotiations on the environment. These started …
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Publication information: Article title: Global Positioning. Contributors: Wrobel, Paulo - Author. Magazine title: The World Today. Volume: 65. Issue: 5 Publication date: May 2009. Page number: 10+. © Royal Institute of International Affairs Mar 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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