Climate Change Summit, hosted in Japan

March 19, 2008 / No Comments

climate change summit 2006 Climate Change Summit, hosted in JapanThis year’s G8 Summit will be hosted on the island of Hokkaido in Japan. One of the most interesting gatherings will be the climate change summit on July 9, where 16 leading countries – the Group of Eight plus Australia, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, South Korea, South Africa and Mexico – are invited to attend.

The countries mentioned above are responsible for more than 80 percent of the greenhouse gas emissions. Talks will include carbon dioxide emission targets by 2020,  and rumors say this year’s summit is going to be the largest in history.