G8 Recognizes Need to Act on Super Greenhouse Gases, Considers More Aggressive Stance on CO2
Green (Living) Review
JULY 19, 2009
July 2009 – As the Group of Eight began discussions on targets for reducing climate emissions, talk was circulating of a possible commitment to limit warming to 2?C. If the G8 comes to this conclusion, it will be a significant step forward for climate mitigation. The only way to meet these goals however, will be to pursue fast and big cuts in both CO2 emissions, which are causing half of the warming, and non-CO2 emissions which are causing the other half.