The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG CH

Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1990-1997

1992Prime Minister (1990-1997)

Mr Major’s Speech at Climate Change Conference (Small Extract) – 12 June 1992

Below is an extract from Mr Major’s speech made during the Climate Change Conference, held in Brazil on 12th June 1992.


Mr Chairman, it has often been said that money is the root of all progress. All of us will have to meet the cost of commitments undertaken to tackle our common global problems. The developing countries will need the help of the developed world.