Economics Final Exam Paper Topic I: The Kyoto Protocol The Kyoto Protocol is intended to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases, which are a factor in global warming. In a world otherwise divided along economic, political, and social lines, the Kyoto Protocol has met with near-universal acceptance from the community of nations. The key exception to the Kyoto Protocol is America, the nation that produces more greenhouse gas emissions than any other; America, virtually alone in the world, has refused to ratify the protocol. This paper will analyze America’s non-participation in the Kyoto Protocol, paying special attention to the economic, political, and cultural reasons for America’s attitude. America is the birthplace of the greenhouse gas...The end:
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