Backgrounder on the case for climate action at Canada's G8 and G20 summits (updated)

Publication - June 22, 2010 - By Clare Demerse

This updated backgrounder explains why the Government of Canada should support global climate action through its role in the G8 and G20 summits in June, by:

  • providing financial support for climate action in poorer countries 
  • making climate change a priority agenda item for its summits
  • taking stronger action to reduce emissions

(Also available: May 2010 version)

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