OGJ Editorial: The climate debate

The US government properly refuses to ratify the Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change but acts determined to implement it. This month, the Environmental Protection Agency began a voluntary program to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from trucks and trains. And Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.) proposed a bill requiring cuts in emissions by large companies.The conflict, of course, is political. President George W. Bush has refused to ratify the Kyoto protocol, upholding a position the Senate took the last time it voted on the question. The EPA's move, based as it is on voluntary action, enables the administration to show concern without...

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