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G 8 Conference

Obama's International Influence And Limitations On Full Display At G8

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.18.2013 | World

BERLIN — Now a veteran of the international summit scene, President Barack Obama wielded significant influence over the agenda at this week's Gr...

CLIMATE Fail: G-8 Nations Can't Agree On Climate Change Plan

nytimes.com | PETER BAKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The world's major industrial nations and emerging powers failed to agree Wednesday on significant cuts in heat-trapping gases by 2050, unraveling an e...

The Politics of War: Treating Russia Like China, and McCain's Petulance

James P. Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James P. Rubin

The Russian government desperately wants the West to treat it as an important and respected great power. We can and should withhold that treatment. No diplomatic business as usual.

Bush's Climate Summit Leaves Much To Do

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TOYAKO, Japan (AFP) - US President George W. Bush's last Group of Eight summit only inched forward the fight against climate change but drew the batt...

Developing Economies Don't Back G-8 Emissions Goal

AP | TOM RAUM and JOSEPH COLEMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TOYAKO, Japan — A joint gathering of major developed and developing nations on Wednesday agreed that climate change was "one of the great global...

World Leaders Eat 18-Course Meal While Discussing Solutions To Global Food Crisis

Daily Mail | James Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just two days ago, Gordon Brown was urging us all to stop wasting food and combat rising prices and a global shortage of provisions. But yesterday th...

US, allies want global pollution slashed _ by 2050

AP | TOM RAUM and JOSEPH COLEMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TOYAKO, Japan — World leaders embraced for the first time on Tuesday an ambitious but nonbinding goal of slashing greenhouse-gas emissions in ha...

US Allies Demand Global Pollution Slashed By 2050

AP | TOM RAUM and JOSEPH COLEMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TOYAKO, Japan — World leaders embraced for the first time on Tuesday an ambitious but nonbinding goal of slashing greenhouse-gas emissions in ha...

Bush: Russian President Medvedev A "Smart Guy"

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TOYAKO, Japan — President Bush and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged Tuesday to keep working together on common problems, but progress app...