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The Environment: Striving for Global Balance
Beneath the surface agreement that we face a severe environmental problem, controversies and conflicts summer. Developed countries seek to curb pollution, while developing countries emphasize growth. Also at issue is the extent of the crisis and the most appropriate response. This month's Special Report examines these increasingly controversial topics through the eyes of experts with a variety of views.
Douglas Wetzstein/The World & I
Introduction Environmentalism has truly become a global issue. In the United States, President Bush declares he will be an "environmental president." ...