G8 Muskoka Declaration: Recovery and New Beginnings, Canada, 26 June 2010

Sectors : Energy, Mitigation and low carbon growth
Organisation : G8
Date made: 
Heads Of State
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Commitments in: Climate Change - Mitigation and low carbon growth

“24. To address climate change and increase energy security, we are committed to building low carbon and climate resilient economies, characterized by green growth and improved resource efficiency....We also recognize the role nuclear energy can play in addressing climate change and energy security concerns, acknowledging the international commitment to safety, security and safeguards for non-proliferation as prerequisites for its peaceful use. We also recognise the potential of bioenergy for sustainable development, climate change mitigation and energy security. We welcome the work of the Global Bioenergy Partnership (GBEP) and commit to facilitating swift adoption of voluntary sustainability criteria and indicators, as well as on capacity building activities.”