G8 passes on Climate Change
The communique issued by the G8 finance ministers meeting yesterday in London makes some mention of addressing climate change by referring the matter to the World Bank as follows:
'To help meet the challenge of climate change, we urge the World Bank and other multilateral development banks to increase dialogue with major borrowers on energy issues and put forward specific proposals at their Annual Meetings that encourage cost effective investments in lower carbon energy infrastructure.'
These words come after the main initial emphasis of the communique on pumping out as much oil as possible. The G8 is Germany, Canada, United States, France, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, Russia and the European Union (yes that's right it is really G9 now!). You can read the full text of the communique at http://www.g8.utoronto.ca/finance/fm050611.htm
Posted Sunday, 12 June 2005
- Sunday, 9 Dec 2018 - We must Catch up THIS year!
- Tuesday, 27 Nov 2018 - New Generation Voters
- Monday, 19 Nov 2018 - Actuaries Launch Climate Index
- Tuesday, 13 Nov 2018 - Population Policy - 3 Views
For past news items, visit the News Archive.