New Scientist Breaking News – G8 leaders agree global warming is urgent problem

New Scientist Breaking News – G8 leaders agree global warming is urgent problem: «Global warming is a “serious long-term challenge” requiring “resolve and urgency”, declared the Group of Eight countries on Friday.

Notably, US president George W Bush, who alone among G8 leaders has refused to sign up to the Kyoto Protocol to combat climate change, accepted the language in the document delivered from the heads-of-state meeting in Gleneagles, Scotland.

Scientists and environmentalists concluded that the G8 communiqu�on climate change “could have been worse”.»