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[Columns]Kyoto strives for fulfilling its role as COP3 host city

The Third Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP3) will take place in Kyoto during the first twelve days of December 1997.Global warming has been established as wrecking havoc with the earth's environment and harming the basis for human existence, and COP3 will bring the nations of the world together to decide on measures to arrest this phenomenon.In order to ensure the success of this conference, Kyoto established the COP3 KYOTO '97 Supporting Bureau on December 1.Kyoto Prefecture set up a similar organization on the same day.