- Making News: President Bush's Third Speech to Win Back Support on Iraq
After his third speech designed to bolster support for the war in Iraq, President Bush stunned the crowd at Philadelphia's World Affairs Council by taking questions from the audience. Warren Vieth, who covers the White House for the Los Angeles Times, attended today's event.
- Reporter's Notebook: Climate Control Conference
The Kyoto Protocol, signed in 1997, requires wealthy countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. So far, it's failed to make much of a difference. Only this year was it ratified by enough nations to take effect--with the Bush Administration making the US famously no longer a party, even though it's the biggest emitter of all. Meantime, scientists at last week's UN climate change conference in Montreal, reminded there's no time to waste. We hear more from Myron Ebell of the Competitive Enterprise Institute and Jeff Fiedler of the National Resources Defense Council.
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