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The diplomatic uproar over US rejection of the Kyoto Protocol has played largely as a drama between Europe and the United States. According to the authors of this commentary, however, which appeared in the Los Angeles Times on 13 July 2001, a deeper worry is the deterioration of prospects for enlisting the rest of the world—in particular developing nations—in the fight against global warming.

The authors are respectively director of international strategies at the Pew Center on Global Climate Change in Washington, DC, and executive director of ENVORK, a research organization based in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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