Wales to Tell the World: Follow Our Lead in Fighting Climate Change; Environment Minister Will takeWelsh Example to Copenhagen Summit
Byline: David Williamson
WALES has provided the example for other nations to follow in the race to drive down carbon emissions, Environment Minister Jane Davidson will tell leaders at the global climate change summit in Copenhagen this week.
The AM is travelling to the city by train with a message that industrial nations like Wales can make the necessary changes to avert the disastrous consequences of global warming.
Just as states were forced to act when out-of-control money markets brought the world to the brink of financial collapse, she believes international action is needed now to prevent ecological catastrophe. She said: "People understand that about money. They don't yet understand that about the climate and carbon."
Ms Davidson, pictured below, who is co-chair of the Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development, will also argue that the sweeping cuts needed around the world can only be achieved if lower levels of …
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Publication information: Article title: Wales to Tell the World: Follow Our Lead in Fighting Climate Change; Environment Minister Will takeWelsh Example to Copenhagen Summit. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales). Publication date: December 7, 2009. Page number: 6. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale Group.
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