07/09/2008 - For the first time, the Bush administration on Tuesday joined other wealthy nations in an offer to halve their global warming emissions by mid-century.
But the Group of 8 leading industrialized nations failed today to secure the support of China, India and other fast-rising countries for the declaration on greenhouse gases, suggesting continued struggles between the two groups in forging a new international treaty on global warming.
"It's a small step, but real progress will have to wait for the next [U.S.] president," said Philip Clapp, deputy managing director of the Pew Environment Group in Washington, who was here monitoring developments.
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