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Poll: Is Iraq's Greening Putting the US to Shame?

Poll: Is Iraq's Greening Putting the US to Shame?




Iraq became the most recent nation to ratify the Kyoto Protocol this week. With Australia ratifying the agreement last month, the US is now the only industrialized country who hasn't signed on. Ironically, the emissions standards will be fairly easy for Iraq to meet since the US presence has slowed the industrial economy considerably. Since developing countries aren't held to any standards under the agreement, did Iraq sign it just to embarrass the US?

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