No Move on Climate Expected at G8 Summit: US Experts

Publication: AFP


06/28/2008 - US environmentalists said Friday they expect no breakthroughs in climate change talks from international players attending the Group of Eight (G8) July 7-9 summit in Hokkaido, Japan.

"There has been a very little agreement on actual outcome from that process that will be announced on the final day of the G8 summit on July 9, coinciding with the conclusion of the summit itself," Pew Environment Group Deputy Managing Director Philip Clapp said in a telephone briefing.

"What you are likely to see is a large rhetorical statement saying that everyone is committed to reduce their (carbon) emissions," he added.

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