New Zealand won't sign 'Kyoto 2' climate treaty
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New Zealand says it won't sign on for a second stage of the Kyoto Protocol climate treaty.
The announcement came Friday soon after Australia said it would commit to "Kyoto 2.''
The treaty aims to curb international greenhouse gas emissions through binding national commitments. But some question its effectiveness after many of the world's biggest polluters, including the U.S. and China, didn't sign on.
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