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Climate Change: Post-Kyoto Perspectives from the South

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W. Gupta
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The Kyoto Protocol has been hailed as providing a major breakthrough in climate change negotiations. However, some questions do arise:What are some of its major achievements?How does the developing world view this?This publication attempts to answer these questions and assesses the post-Kyoto developments from the perspective of developing countries. It provides a basic explanation of:The science of the problemThe physical and economic impactsThe political history of the negotiations on the issueThe turning point at KyotoThe second part of the document examines issues arising from the Kyoto Protocol which are of direct concern to the South.[Author]