Published on Tuesday, March 31, 2009 by The Guardian/UK
Climate Change Experts Call on G20 Members to Commit to Action
• Last-ditch effort to gain specific promises at G20 • Leaked communique all but ignores green issues
by Patrick Wintour, David Adam and Damian Carrington
A last-ditch effort is being made to insert clearer green commitments into the global economic recovery package. The move comes amid fears amongst some British government officials that the G20 summit is in danger of missing a unique opportunity to prevent the world from being locked into irreversible and catastrophic climate change.