28 Nov '11, 8pm

The only nations that haven't signed 1997's global climate treaty are Afghanistan, Sudan & the U.S.A.

The only nations that haven't signed 1997's global climate treaty are Afghanistan, Sudan & the U.S.A.

Of those, Andorra and the Vatican City are considered 'observers' of the process, and were not asked to sign. The combined population of both is also, like, 52 people. Southern Sudan is the world's newest nation , and has only existed for a matter of months. That its leadership has not gotten around to signing a 1997 climate accord is understandable. It probably hasn't even filed all of its 'new nation' paperwork yet. Taiwan, as you know, suffers never-ending political complications due to omnipresent tensions with China; it is not technically its own state, and therefore, whether or not it can ratify Kyoto is a matter of contention.

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