UK Hosts Energy Summit To Tackle Global Warming

Energy ministers from 20 countries met in London on Tuesday to discuss how to tackle climate change through technology and persuade big polluters the United States, India and China to become involved in the fight.

Published: 02-Nov-2005

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LONDON (Reuters) - Energy ministers from 20 countries met in London on Tuesday to discuss how to tackle climate change through technology and persuade big polluters the United States, India and China to become involved in the fight.

"It is imperative that we find new ways to cooperate and develop a shared understanding of how the world can respond to climate change," Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary Margaret Beckett said.

The summit brings the G8 group of industrialized nations alongside major developing countries including India and China.

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