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March 19, 2009

China wants importers to cover some emission costs

China, like the United States, did not join the 17-year-old Kyoto Protocol aimed at reducing global emissions of carbon dioxide and other pollutants linked to climate change problems.

There is a significant factual error in this article. China has signed and ratified the Kyoto treaty, along with much of the world, the United States has not.


Yes. We corrected: GBU Editor

An airplane flies near a gas flare from a factory at Keihin industrial zone in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo, in a 2008 file photo. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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