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Saturday, August 04, 2007

President Bush To Host Climate Change Summit

The Bush administration will host an international climate change summit that will include 16 nations. The summit will take place on Sept 27-28 and will be hosted by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. President Bush relies on investment in new technologies, efficiency and flexibility in achieving global warming mitigation.

The conference will "seek agreement on the process by which the major economies would, by the end of 2008, agree upon a post 2012 framework," the expiration of the Kyoto Protocol. The following countries have been invited to send representatives to the summit: Australia, Brazil, Britain, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, South Africa and South Korea. (Wash Times)

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