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G-8 Nations Disagree on Firm CO2 Emission Cuts

1:20 PM MDT | June 13, 2007 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

The world’s eight wealthiest nations pledged to make “substantial” cuts in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions at the Group of Eight (G-8) meeting, held last week at Heiligendamm, Germany. Six of the eight nations agreed to cut emissions in half by 2050, but the U.S. and Russia would not commit to a firm emission-reduction schedule. The British Royal Society (London) and other groups of scientists last month called on Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel to convince the G-8 nations to agree to firm reductions, a mission that was not successful...

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