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Work on warming treaty beginning

Jan 15, 2020 - Tampa Bay Times

Representatives from more than 100 nations will gather in Virginia today to begin negotiating a treaty to slow global warming. This first round of climate negotiations, under United Nations auspices and lasting two weeks, could eventually yield an agreement that would revolutionize the way the world uses energy. But negotiations are likely to bog down quickly. The governments of many industrialized democracies are calling for a treaty that caps or reduces worldwide emissions of carbon dioxide wi...