Middle East Economic Survey
Russian Government Endorses Kyoto Protocol
The Russian Government approved the Kyoto Protocol on climate change on 30 September and sent it to the Russian parliament (Duma) for ratification despite the fact that earlier in the month several cabinet members
expressed their doubts about the treaty, which is designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (MEES, 20 September). The treaty must be ratified by 55 countries that account for...