G7/8 Official-Level and Other Meetings

Joint Science Academies' Statement:
Energy Sustainability and Security
June 14, 2006, Moscow

• See also Joint Science Academies' G8 Statement on Avian Influenza and Infectious Diseases

Download Statement with Recommendations here.

G8 countries bear a special responsibility for the current high level of energy consumption, and should play a leading role in assuring global energy sustainability and security. The national science academies of the G8 nations and Brazil, China, India and South Africa, have signed a statement on this issue.

The statement calls on all countries of the world, especially those meeting at the G8 summit in July 2006, to cooperate in identifying common strategic priorities for sustainable and secure energy systems, in implementing actions towards those strategic priorities, and to:

Source: The Royal Society

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