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SLU students Shelly Martin, Kate Olsen and Environmental Studies professor Jon Rosales
SLU students Shelly Martin, Kate Olsen and Environmental Studies professor Jon Rosales

New roadmap to combat climate change

Delegates to a United Nations climate conference in Bali agree to a "roadmap" earlier this month. The deal sets the agenda for negotiators to work to find ways to reduce pollution. The conference nearly broke down, but the U.S. dropped last-minute demands and signed the new pact after much outrage and disappointment from other countries. Joe Rosales teaches environmental studies at St. Lawrence University. He and two students were observers at the conference. Todd Moe asked him about what took place in Bali and what might happen in the years ahead.  Go to full article

Canada to Pull Out of Kyoto?

Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin's Liberal party has gone down to defeat in the country's national election. The Conservative party, under leader Stephen Harper, will form the next government. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Dan Karpenchuk reports... there is some concern among environmental groups that Harper will pull out of the Kyoto Protocol.  Go to full article

Kyoto in Canada Hits a Roadblock

Canadian environmental groups fear political opposition may kill the Liberal government's plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Karen Kelly reports.  Go to full article

Canada Falling Short on Kyoto Enforcement?

Russia recently signed the Kyoto Protocol, jumpstarting the agreement in countries around the world. But in Canada, environmental groups fear their government isn't doing enough to enforce the protocol. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Karen Kelly has more.  Go to full article

Canada's Prime Minister Renews Support for Kyoto

Environmentalists are praising Canada's new prime minister for his promise to meet the goals laid out by the Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Karen Kelly reports.  Go to full article

Canadians Prepare for Kyoto Protocol

Canadians are being asked to take public transportation and turn down the heat as Canada prepares to ratify the Kyoto Protocol on climate change. From Ottawa, the Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Karen Kelly has more.  Go to full article

Canadian Businesess Rally Against Kyoto

A new coalition of Canadian business groups says their government's plan to ratify the Kyoto protocol on climate change will destroy the economy. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Karen Kelly has the story.  Go to full article

Canada Works Toward Kyoto Signing

Canadian leaders have introduced four proposals that would enable them to sign the Kyoto Protocol. As the Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Karen Kelly reports, Canadians are trying to balance environmental concerns with the economic reality.  Go to full article

Religious Leaders Challenge Bush on Global Warming

Religious leaders from 20 states including are calling on President Bush to change his stance on global warming. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Jonathan Ahl reports.  Go to full article

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