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Volume 4  Number 1  •  Summer 1999
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After Kyoto: A Global Scramble for Advantage
By Bruce Yandle
This article appeared in the Summer 1999 issue of The Independent Review

If implemented, the 1997 Kyoto Accord on greenhouse gases would affect some interested parties more than others. These differential effects help explain why some energy firms, trade associations and countries jumped eagerly on the Kyoto bandwagon—and why others view the Accord as a “protectionist” cartelization device.