Bush Seeks EU Support on New Climate Deal

by William Yeatman on June 10, 2008

US President George W Bush will ask the European Union to make a global deal on climate change dependent on the inclusion of rapidly developing nations such as India and China when he meets top EU officials in Slovenia, a US diplomat said Monday. "We do hope that there can be progress on getting the advanced emerging economies to commit to reductions (of CO2 levels) – not at the same level of Europe or the United States, but some," said C Boyden Gray, the US envoy to the European bloc, ahead of Tuesday's EU-US summit.

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