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Senate Resolution Backs Mandatory Emission Limits

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Science  01 Jul 2005:
Vol. 309, Issue 5731, pp. 32
DOI: 10.1126/science.309.5731.32a

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Seven years after rejecting the Kyoto climate treaty by a vote of 95-0, the U.S. Senate has affirmed the science of global warming and for the first time called for "mandatory market-based limits" on greenhouse gas emissions.