The Kyoto Protocol

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A majority of scientists agree that global warming, caused by higher levels of gases that trap heat in the Earth's atmosphere, could lead to catastrophic consequences. Among them: flooding of low-lying areas; droughts and more severe weather that could cause food shortages; and the displacement of millions of people. When governments adopted the Convention, they knew that its commitments would not be sufficient to achieve its ultimate objective. They therefore included a series of review …

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…make incremental reductions, can reach across the nation for the most productive greenhouse gas emissions reduction opportunity. I agree that the bill should be motivated so that U.S. can retain the option of rejoining the global community in the Kyoto Protocol. Moreover, I believe that the broader and more dynamic a global emissions reduction market is, the greater will be its success in reducing cost and delivering enhanced environmental performance along with technological innovation.