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The iconic 125-year-old Lick Observatory on Mount Hamilton near San Jose, California, is facing the threat of closure...
Recent results from the Curiosity Mars rover have helped scientists formulate a plan for the next phase of its mission...
A new, remarkably powerful drug that cripples the hepatitis C virus (HCV) came to market last week, but it sells for $...
In pretoothbrush populations, gumlines would often be marred by a thick, visible crust of calcium phosphate, food...
Evolutionary biologists have long studied how the Mexican tetra, a drab fish that lives in rivers and creeks but has...
Victorian astronomers spent countless hours laboriously charting the positions of stars in the sky. Such sky mapping,...
In an ambitious project to study 1000 years of sickness and health, researchers are excavating the graveyard of the now...
Stefan Behnisch has won awards for designing science labs and other buildings that are smart, sustainable, and...
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India Plays Hardball on Cutting Carbon Emissions
20 July 2009 4:30 pm
India's new environment minister, Jairam Ramesh, says India cannot agree to mandatory reductions in carbon emissions. Ramesh made the remark in the presence of visiting U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at a news conference on the outskirts of New Delhi on Sunday.“ No one wants to, in any way, stall or undermine economic growth that is necessary to lift millions more people out of poverty,” Clinton said, according to The New York Times. “The United States does not, and will not, do anything that would limit India’s economic progress.”