Politicians Sweat Over Global Warming

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Science  19 Dec 1997:
Vol. 278, Issue 5346, pp. 2040
DOI: 10.1126/science.278.5346.2040b

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Earlier this month, politicians, scientists, and lobbyists gathered in Kyoto, Japan, to face up to a burning question: If human emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases will warm the world, what should be done about it? Kyoto provided a few answers, but negotiators will have to reconvene in November 1998 in Buenos Aires to tackle several unresolved issues.