The G8 meeting in L’Aquila: a missed opportunity

Logo-G8-meeting-l'aquila-italyA few months before the Copenhagen meeting which will decide of the future of the Kyoto Protocol, the countries who met in Italy this week missed another opportunity to agree on climate change mitigation.

After Hokkaido in July 2008, this G8 meeting was another failure of our elected representatives to seriously act on the defining cause of our time. The Kindergarten squabble continues.

From rich nations to poorer ones, none of them decided to show some real leadership that would set an example for the others.

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