Everything News Jobs Opportunities Events Products/Services
more
 
About
Go to Home
Sign Up Sign in

The Low Carbon Economy Ltd

02 Jul 2009 05:07:04

Swedish PM to focus on CO2 emissions as EU president



Swedish PM to focus on CO2 emissions as EU president
Fredrik Reinfeldt will serve as EU president for the next six months and has pledged to make a breakthrough at the upcoming UN summit on global warming.

Sweden's prime minister said that climate change is the most important global challenge facing this generation.

The Scandinavian country has set a high standard on emissions - it has the best record on renewable energy in Europe and has already implemented carbon taxes for commercial enterprises and consumers as long ago as 1991.

World leaders will be tasked with formulating the terms to a successor to the Kyoto Project, which expires in 2012, in Copenhagen this December and Mr Reinfeldt will have a big role to play as the EU and Sweden's primary delegate.

"The financial crisis and climate change, with the preparation of the Copenhagen conference, will be our main priorities," he said.

Commenting on the need for consensus over the issue of CO2 emission cuts, Mr Reinfeldt added: "We need a global answer to this global problem."

http://en.cop15.dk/

ADNFCR-1235-ID-19248463-ADNFCR


Discussion Thread  

 


Related Categories

Clicking a category below will direct you to a list of related information

Skip Navigation Links.

The Low Carbon Economy Ltd Community



Related Items From Everyone


  1. Electric bicycles and ebikes – the next ten yearsIDTechEx has issued another report in its series...

    13 Jun 2011
  2. Tianwei, a company with over 50 years history, has a well established a fully integrated PV...

  3. UK Wood Pellets Organisations

    UK Wood Pellets supply premium grade wood pellets for a wide range of...

  4. Governments around the world must take decisive steps to reduce carbon emissions using policies...

    26 May 2009



Go To Home

Resource Links

We're social: View Available Feeds Find out more! Leave us your feedback

RSS



We appreciate all feedback. Please leave as much or as little as you like about any aspect of this website.

If your message requires a response, please leave your email address.