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American Agenda (Environment: India) #142078

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 03, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New Delhi: Ned Potter) View presented of India as a classic case of a developing nation blaming the industrialized nations for environmental problems featured; scenes shown. [Environmental minister Kamal NATH - says environmental damage has been caused by the developed nations.] Prospects for escalation of global warming emissions as nations, like China and India, modernize outlined. [Environmentalist Anil AGARWAL - comments.] Question before the Earth Summit as to how nations like India can develop without overwhelming the rest of the world mentioned. [Two INDIANS - list goods they would like to have.] Reasons for the opposition of the Asians to a rain forest treaty at the summit noted. [Malaysian environmentalist Martin KHOR - talks about economic crisis.] [Environmentalist Ashok KHOSLA - says destruction of the environment by the poor will show up in global processes.] Interrelationship of the futures of the industrial and the developing worlds reiterated.

Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Ned

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