And with this simple 72 word statement:
All the G8 leaders got what they came for.
- The five European countries get to go home and claim that the G8 committed to cut emissions in half by 2050.
- The Prime Minister of Japan got to stipulate that his industries would not have the same targets as other countries industries.
- The US got to say that they are not locked in if China and India don't participate and that the target is a really worldwide goal, not necessarily for them.
- And Canada got a "Yo Harper, good job. heh, heh and hey where's the Bear Man, I want him to pull my finger again,"
Reference BBC here.