G8 pressure on Bush over climate change

The Germans are listing ‘shaping globalisation’ and ‘African development’ as the main items on the agenda for the G8 summit this week but, in reality, climate change is the pivotal issue.

2nd June, 2007

The Germans are listing ‘shaping globalisation’ and ‘African development’ as the main items on the agenda for the G8 summit this week but, in reality, climate change is the pivotal issue.

For months now, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been trying to dampen down expectations of a positive outcome, but behind the scenes, few topics have so exercised the Germans.

Germany is coming to the end of its six-month presidency of...

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