TITLE

Washington diary

AUTHOR(S)
Frew, Andreas
PUB. DATE
November 2002
SOURCE
New Scientist;11/30/2002, Vol. 176 Issue 2371, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on effects of soot emissions from diesel vehicles on atmosphere. Global warming caused by diesel vehicles; Popularity of diesel vehicles in Europe; Reasons for rejection of the Kyoto Protocol on global warming by the U.S.
ACCESSION #
8848847

 

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