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UN’s Kyoto treaty against global warming comes into force

The Kyoto treaty against global warming came into force today with United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan urging the world to save the planet by adding to the limits on greenhouse gases and the UN environment chief stressing that many in the United States, the world’s top polluter, support the protocol despite the US Government’s opposition.

On eve of Kyoto treaty, UN agency makes plug for gas-curbing public transport

Just a week before the Kyoto anti-global warming treaty comes into force, the United Nations environmental agency is teaming up with an international public transportation group in a television campaign aimed at reducing the use of private cars – and their emissions of greenhouse gases.