Japan Climate Proposal Worries Activists

December 5, 2007 By CHARLES J. HANLEY, AP Special Correspondent
Japan Climate Proposal Worries Activists (AP)
Environmental activists stage a demonstration outside the venue of the U.N. climate change conference in Nusa Dua on Bali island, Indonesia, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007. Delegates from 190 nations assembled on the resort island for the annual climate meeting which is focused chiefly on launching a two-year negotiating process to seal a deal to replace the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, which expires in 2012. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)

(AP) -- In an opening gambit, Japan has proposed that the Bali climate conference pursue a broad "least common denominator" approach to negotiating new controls on global-warming gases. Environmentalists couldn't think less of it.

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1 / 5 (1) Dec 06, 2007
A better title would be "Japan Climate Proposal Worries scientists, enviorenmentalists and, well, most people who have some understanding about the global warming". I think it is over, we will pass the point of no return. Countries can't put their acts together, it feel strange, not enough hope to be upset about it. The Groenland melting will accelerate, Seas will start releasing more gaz, permafrost melts will do the same in the very near future which will release more Co2 than human sooner than we think. That, we can't stop.

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