Bush’s Major Emitter Meeting at Toyako: A dead end for climate change

Publication - 1 July, 2008
The Major Economies Meeting (originally the Major Emitters Meetings ) takes place in Toyako, Japan on 9 July on the sidelines of the G8 summit. It is an attempt by the Bush Administration to deflect international criticism from their ‘do nothing attitude’ on climate change. According to the US State Department, the process is “a new initiative to develop and contribute to a post-Kyoto framework on energy security and climate change by the end of 2008 ”.

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