The mercury problem was addressed by the Green Column of the New York Times/International Herald Tribune today. An excerpt:
In January, representatives of dozens of countries will gather in Geneva to discuss combating mercury emissions. But the extent to which countries will commit to reducing mercury, and whether they will follow through on those commitments, are open questions. “What remains to be seen is the stringency of the requirements,” said Noelle Eckley Selin, an assistant professor of engineering systems and atmospheric chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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