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Climate change: decision time in Kyoto

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7119.1326 (Published 22 November 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:1326

Doctors must lead from the front in the fight against global warning

  1. Richard Smith, Editor
  1. BMJ

    Mankind faces a crucial test in Kyoto next month, and we look set to fail. The test will come at the third meeting of governments trying to commit to reducing their emissions of greenhouse gases to counter global warming. Virtually all scientists agree that global warming is happening, and most think that the consequences will be dire. Some small island states will disappear, food …

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