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The result of this was the Kyoto Protocol — a set of emission targets for developed-world nations designed to cut global GHG emissions by over 5% compared to emissions in 1990. Four years later May 17, 2007 23:23 WSPC/SPI-B424 From Earthquakes to Global Warming The Price of Climate Change ch01 5 though, and George W Bush withdrew the US from Protocol, throwing its survival into doubt. In justifying their abandonment of the US commitment to the Kyoto protocol George Bush’s spokesman, Ari Fleischer, stated “.
In industrialised countries, like the UK, implementing relatively modest lifestyle changes can make large savings in both the GHG emissions and energy costs of individuals. Indeed, if only one or two of the lifestyle changes outlined here were implemented on a wide scale, signiﬁcant reductions in national GHG emissions are possible. The key to successfully realising this huge potential for GHG abatement is, ultimately, increased public awareness. Appendices Financial costs of nappy and food purchase were not included in these analyses.
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