G8 Hokkaido Declaration of Leaders Meeting of Major Economies on Energy Security and Climate Change: Statement

Sectors : Energy
Organisation : G8
Date made: 
2008
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“8. We affirm the critical role of technology and the need for technological breakthroughs in meeting the interlinked global challenges of energy security and climate change…We will promote the uptake and use of such technologies including renewables, cleaner and low-carbon technologies, and, for those of us interested, nuclear power. Technology cooperation with and transfer to developing countries are also vital in this effort, as is promoting capacity building. For the longer term, research, development, demonstration, deployment, and transfer of innovative technologies will be crucial, and we acknowledge the need to enhance our investment and collaboration in these areas...

...10. To enable the full, effective, and sustained implementation of the Convention between now and 2012, we will:

• Work together on mitigation-related technology cooperation strategies in specific economic sectors, promote the exchange of mitigation information and analysis on sectoral efficiency, the identification of national technology needs and voluntary, action-oriented international cooperation, and consider the role of cooperative sectoral approaches and sector-specific actions, consistent with the Convention;”

Scope: 
International

“10. To enable the full, effective, and sustained implementation of the Convention between now and 2012, we will:...

• Accelerate enhanced action on technology development, transfer, financing, and capacity building to support mitigation and adaptation efforts;”

Scope: 
International