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The Kyoto Protocol: A Primer

The Kyoto Protocol, an international environmental pact to counter global warming, goes into effect in 140 nations Wednesday. NPR's Richard Harris speaks with NPR's Madeleine Brand about the terms of the agreement and its possible effects.

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Award-winning journalist Richard Harris has reported on a wide range of topics in science, medicine and the environment since he joined NPR in 1986. In early 2014, his focus shifted from an emphasis on climate change and the environment to biomedical research.
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