BY: ANDY Z. / JACKSEN S. Guiding Questions Document A: U.S. Senate 1. (Close reading) What concerns does the Senate express about the treaty? - Parties and the level of required emission reductions, could result in serious harm to the United States economy, including significant job loss, trade disadvantages, increased energy and consumer costs, or any combination thereof 2. (Close reading) According to this document, why should developing countries also be forced to limit their emissions? - Would result in serious harm to the economy of the United States. 3. (Contextualization) This resolution was passed before the Clinton administration negotiated the treaty. What might the Senate have thought of the final treaty that the Clinton Administration signed? - The senate might have thought that the final treaty the clinton Administration had signed was going to be harmful to the United States Economy and only bring destruction to the American people and Global aspects such as the global warming crisis Document B: New York Times Article 1. (Close reading) According to this document, which groups in the United States pushed for Kyoto to be ratified? - The Clinton Administration and other environmental groups closely involved with Clinton.
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