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Developing Countries Lack Means to Acquire More Efficient Technologies

December 9, 2008

earth and environment graphic Contrary to earlier projections, few developing countries will be able to afford more efficient technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the next few decades, new research concludes. Continuing economic and technological disparities will make it more difficult than anticipated to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Full Story

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