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Developing nations urged to halve greenhouse-gas emissions by 2050

July 9, 2009 / 2 Comments

The United Kingdom, France and Italy have called upon major developing economies such as India and China to sign up for the goal of halving the world’s greenhouse-gas emissions by 2050, from 1990 levels. [caption id="attachment_5906" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Foreign Minister Franco Frattini "][/caption] At the summit of the G8 (Group of Eight industrialized nations) held in Italy, some developed nations like the ...

Japan’s New Green Deal

February 12, 2009 / No Comments

Japan's PM Taro Aso is ordering his ministries to draft a "Green New Deal" this week. The "Green New Deal" is expected to counter the twin towers threats of climate change and economic downturn. [caption id="attachment_3923" align="alignnone" width="400" caption="Green New Deal"][/caption] Aso's stimulus package will focus on slashing greenhouse gases. Aso is expected to fall in step with new US President Barack Obama ...