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The Pyrenean ibex, an impressive mountain goat that lived in the central Pyrenees in Spain, went extinct in 2000. But a...
Tight budgets are forcing NASA to consider turning off one or more planetary science projects that have completed their...
Ebola is not a stranger to West Africa—an outbreak in the 1990s killed chimpanzees and sickened one researcher. But the...
In an as-yet-unpublished report, an international panel of geoscientists has concluded that a pair of deadly...
Tropical disease experts tried and failed before to eradicate yaws, a rare disfiguring disease of poor countries. Now,...
Since 2002, researchers have reported that agricultural communities in the hot and humid Pacific Coast of Central...
Balkan endemic kidney disease surfaced in the 1950s and for decades defied attempts to finger the cause. It occurred...
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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.”