Sunday, June 10, 2007

To G8: Where is the agreement on contraction and convergence?

Tim Yeo, Conservative MP for South Suffolk,
Chairman of the all-party Environmental Audit Committee

The Independent on Sunday
10 June 2007

“Remember Neville Chamberlain. And don't forget Kyoto - the G8 summit's
inability to agree targets to cut emissions, represents a failure of

“Of course, action by the G8 countries alone won't avert climate change.
But it's almost certainly a prerequisite for getting other countries to
join in the solution.

Engaging China, with its rapidly expanding economy and determination to
use its coal, is essential.

The best way to do this would have been for the G8 to have accepted that
contraction and convergence.”

From The Independant on Sunday


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