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Tech Central Station Reports from Bonn on Global Warming Talks

By James K. Glassman - July 17, 2001 12:00 AM

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Just as talks were set to get underway, Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi let the world know that he wouldn`t make any decision on Japan`s role until late October. See that story and another on European infighting over the 1997 Kyoto Protocol below.

Reuters reports:
""Japanese Premier Throws Cold Water on Europe`s Aim to Corner U.S. on Warming Pact""
Reuters, July 16, 2001

Inside sources report:
""Observer Details European Infighting Over Kyoto""
`Environmental Groups Turned the Kyoto Protocol into a New Bible,` says unnamed French national
Asahi Shimbun (Japan), July 16, 2001

U.S. Delegates Prepared to Keep Mission Creep from Entering Bonn Talks
Hartford Courant, July 17, 2001

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