Bush's buddy Tony Blair, on his last trip to the U.S. as UK PM, tried to get Bush to give in on related issues, but Bush refused.
Americablog is quoting the British press on Blair's final failure:
The Independent: NO to CO2 emissions targets. NO to a successor to Kyoto. NO to
a carbon trading market. As Blair leaves Washington, US hardens stance on
Quotable: Andrew Sullivan on Sean Hannity: "a semi-literate, fascist hack"