Business urges G8 to act on climate change

Twenty-four major enterprises on Thursday called on the group of eight industrialised countries to agree global climate stabilisation targets. The science is sufficiently compelling to act now, representatives of the World economic forum (WEF) group told UK premier Tony Blair. Mr Blair will chair talks on climate change at a summit of G8 leaders next month (EED 08/06/05). In its own statement for the G8 summit, the International chamber of commerce (ICC) also called on governments to develop a global consensus on climate change. See press releases by WEF and ICC.

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