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Officials last week revealed that the U.S. contribution to ITER could cost $3.9 billion by 2034—roughly four times the...
An experimental hepatitis B drug that looked safe in animal trials tragically killed five of 15 patients in 1993. Now,...
Using the two high-quality genomes that exist for Neandertals and Denisovans, researchers find clues to gene activity...
A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concludes that humanity has done little to slow...
Astronomers have discovered an Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of a red dwarf—a star cooler than the sun—500...
Three years ago, Jennifer Francis of Rutgers University proposed that a warming Arctic was altering the behavior of the...
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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.”