TITLE

Will politicians move ahead?

AUTHOR(S)
Baker, John
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;11/13/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 43, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the issue of global warming and climate change. Great Britain's Stern report warned eloquently of their economic impacts. The International Energy Association is warning that there are major issues surrounding energy supply and security which will lead to dire impacts on climate if investment proceeds as normal. In Nairobi, Kenya 6,000 climate change experts and politicians gathered in conference from November 6 to 17, 2006, under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
ACCESSION #
23194725

 

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