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Mattias Söderberg's Blog – December 2010 Archive (1)

Japan pulls the brake

It is ironic, or maybe more tragic, but Japan, the country which gave name to the Kyoto Protocol, now refuses to support its future. Its statement: “Japan will not inscribe its target under the Kyoto Protocol on any condi­tions or under any circumstances" is a bucket of cold water on the negotiations.

Japan signed the Kyoto Protocol and committed to negotiate a second commitment period. But now it is pulling back sharply, deepening the mistrust between rich and poor nations in…


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