G8 Leaders Announce Long-Term Emissions Target but Avoid Making a Shorter-Term Commitment; Fail to Secure Agreement with Developing Nations (Update)

10:59 AM | July 9, 2009 | Alex Scott and Ian Young

Leaders of the G8 industrialized countries agreed on July 8 at a summit meeting at L’Aquila, Italy to work together to limit the effects of global warming to a rise in the average world temperature of...