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Japan / Global Warming Conference / US #170697

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 01, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The gathering in Japan of nations to discuss global warming and climate change introduced.

(Kyoto: Deborah Wang) The limited United States position on reducing global warming examined; details given of the emissions proposals from the European Union, Japan and the US. [Vice President Al GORE - says the United States will walk away from an agreement that won't work.] [World Wildlife Fund Adam MARKHAM, US delegation Melinda KIMBLE - offer views on the United States approach.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Mountain Lakes, New Jersey: Ned Potter) A closer look at global warming on the individual level presented; details given of simple actions that could be taken by the average homeowner. [Scientist Bruce SIMON - points out that global warming is not something you see everyday.] [Environmental Defense Fund Michael OPPENHEIMER - cites savings.] [Harvard University Ellen LANGER - comments.]

Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Ned;
Wang, Deborah

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