TITLE

G8 Agree to Cut CO2 Emissions 50% by 2050

AUTHOR(S)
Scott, Alex; Ramesh, Deepti
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Chemical Week;7/7/2008, Vol. 170 Issue 21, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on decisions of the leaders of the G8 nations to cut global carbon dioxide emissions by 2050. However, G8 leaders fell short of committing to quantifiable, interim targets for developed nations. Environmental groups and developing nations say firm targets for developed nations are needed for them to endorse a global deal on climate change that could succeed the Kyoto Protocol, which expires in 2012. Developing countries including China and India say they will not agree to the 50 percent emission-reduction target agreed to by the G8.
ACCESSION #
33309992

 

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