Francophonie Pledges to Halve GHG Emissions by 2050
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Francophonie Pledges to Halve GHG Emissions by 2050 20 October 2008: During the 12th Francophonie Summit, which
took place in Quebec City, Canada, from 17-19 October 2008, seventy
French-speaking nations and regional governments adopted the Quebec
Declaration.

In the Declaration, participants pledge to help cut global
greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in half by 2050. Participants also reaffirm
their support of the UNFCCC and its Kyoto Protocol. The group also indicates
that it would draft a “concerted francophone position” for upcoming climate
change conferences in Poznan, Poland, in December 2008, and in Copenhagen,
Denmark, in 2009. [Meeting
Website
] [Quebec
Declaration
]

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