Dion's Escape Route

Conference Chair wants to keep open dialogue with non-signatories like U.S. and Australia, but critics say Stéphane Dion's plan will only dilute a strong protocol.

Sarah McGregor
Published: Wednesday, 12/07/2005 12:00 am EST

Ministers from more than 180 nations are gathering today at an international summit on climate change with a question mark hanging over their future commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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