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October 31, 2006
Emissions of CO2 Continue to Rise Despite Pledges
A UN agency said most industrial nations continue to increase their emissions of carbon dioxide and other so-called greenhouse gases by 11% despite pledges under the Kyoto Protocol to cut.
Eastern Europe increased emissions 4.1%.
The U.S., which isn't a party to Kyoto, had a slower increase in emissions (1.3%) than members of the EU (2.4%).
Canada emissions rose 4.6%.
Source: Wall Street Journal, Emissions of CO2 Continue to Rise Despite Pledges, October 31, 2006; Page A6