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US reassures on Global Climate Change Commitment in Honolulu

February 2 2008

With the curtain closed on 31 January 2008 at the end of the two day meting in Honolulu on global climate change, the participants from 16 major global economies plus the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) seemed to agree that the U.S. had taken new initiatives to improve its image and convey the right facts on global climate change based on past US commitments.

The Hawaii meeting proved to be a constructive opportunity particularly as the United Nations was also present to express its views for the first time after the historic UN climate conference in Bali, Indonesia. Although this second Major Economies Meeting on Energy Security and Climate Change ended without reaching any formal agreement, participants did agree to move forward on the Bali Action Plan on Climate Change. More >>>