Thursday, 7 June 2007

Spinning the retreat

Andrew Grice in the Independent reports that Blair is now planning a tactical retreat when he gets nothing of substance out of George Bush on global warming.

Mr Blair said he was seeking "a specific target for a substantial reduction in greenhouse gas emissions" but did not mention the figure. He would portray a G8 declaration in favour of substantial cuts as a huge step forward even though it would fall short of his original demands.

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