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G8 Endorses Halving Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2050

G8 Endorses Halving Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2050

TOYAKO, Japan, July 8, 2008 (ENS) – The leaders of the world’s eight wealthiest countries, the G8, today announced that they support the goal of cutting global emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases by half within 42 years. We “seek to adopt, as a global goal, the goal of achieving at least 50 percent reduction of…

G8 Summit Opens With Climate Target Up in the Air

G8 Summit Opens With Climate Target Up in the Air

TOYAKO, Japan, July 7, 2008 (ENS) – Climate change and world hunger, oil production and rice production, energy security and disaster reduction – all these environmental issues were discussed by leaders of the world’s wealthiest countries today, the opening day of the Group of Eight, G8, Summit at the Windsor Hotel Toya Resort and Spa…

British Prime Minister Urges G8 to Help the Hungry

British Prime Minister Urges G8 to Help the Hungry

LONDON, UK, April 10, 2008 (ENS) – British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has called upon the Group of Eight, G8, to press international institutions such as the World Bank to take action on a growing crisis in global food prices, which have increased by an estimated 55 percent since June. In a letter to Japanese…