Leading Polluters Form Energy Efficiency Partnership

Law360, New York (June 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- As oil prices climb to record highs, the world's leading polluters have pledged to enhance energy security, ensure economic growth and mitigate climate change by promoting energy efficiency.

At a Group of Eight meeting in Japan, the G8 countries – United States, United Kingdom, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Russia and Japan – along with China, South Korea and India agreed on Sunday to establish an International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation.

Among other things, the partnership will support the ongoing work of the participating countries, share...
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