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U.S. Joins G-8 Plan To Halve Emissions

September 27, 2018
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RUSUTSU, Japan, July 9 — The United States for the first time joined the major industrialized countries Tuesday in committing to try to halve greenhouse-gas emissions by 2050. President Bush immediately began promoting the plan with skeptical developing country leaders who would be crucial to its…

(Washington Post — 4 August, 2008)
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RUSUTSU, Japan, July 9– The leaders of the countries most responsible for greenhouse gas emissions pledged Wednesday to combat global warming, but developing countries such as China and India continued to balk at the approach favored by the United States.

(Washington Post — 4 August, 2008)
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In his final months in office, President Bush is mounting a last-ditch effort to forge a new global deal to limit greenhouse-gas emissions but finds himself once again at odds with much of the rest of the world on how to address climate change.

(Washington Post — 4 August, 2008)
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RUSUTSU, Japan, July 9 — The United States and other members of the Group of Eight industrialized countries this week reiterated their commitment to doubling aid to Africa by 2010, seeking to assuage growing concern that they will miss the ambitious targets they set three years ago in Gleneagles…

(Washington Post — 6 August, 2008)
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TOYAKO, Japan, July 7 — Leaders of the Group of Eight major industrialized nations expect to sign off this week on a plan to provide detailed assessments of how well individual countries are fulfilling promises of development assistance to Africa, according to sources familiar with the initiative.

(Washington Post — 7 August, 2008)
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TOKYO In a long, fabulous and cranky life, Shintaro Ishihara, the three-term governor of Tokyo, has specialized in the art of giving offense.

(Washington Post — 6 August, 2008)
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