Jose Manuel Barosso

Jose Manuel Barroso: G8 Agrees to Limit Global Warming to 2 degrees Celsius, Cut Emissions by 80%

July 9, 2009 / 2 Comments

The summit of the Group of Eight industrial nations – the G8 – being held in Italy has agreed to try limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit) and also cut greenhouse-gas emissions in the member-nations by 80%. The goal of limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius was adopted, for the first time, by the United States, Russia, ...