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2009 Science News of the Year: Science & Society

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12:30pm, December 18, 2009


Leaders warm to climate action
Throughout the year, global leaders used various summits around the world to declare their intention to take firm, though often unilateral, action to reduce their nations’ carbon footprints. In December, negotiators from more than 190 nations convened in Copenhagen for two weeks to work on the framework for a new climate treaty, one to succeed the Kyoto Protocol (SN: 12/5/09, p. 16). In April, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that, based on its reading of the science, greenhouse

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