Ein Augenblick auf der Erde

3 June 2005
A press release just through from some business leaders at the Green Week in Brussels:

"The Respect Business Leaders Initiative on Climate Change (BLICC)...presented their fourth annual climate change action report [on 2 June].

The BLICC company members, DHL Express Europe, IKEA, Interface, IVECO, Maersk Nordic & Baltic, McDonald’s Europe and Stora Enso, believe that tackling climate change must be a priority for all businesses and are determined to take a leadership role in promoting this view among other business leaders, stakeholders, policy makers, the media and the public. They also believe that companies must go beyond legislative requirements, whenever possible and necessary.

BLICC highlights business commitment to act to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and it brings together key stakeholders to:

• generate dialogue between industry peers and stakeholders;

• increase transparency through better emissions monitoring and reporting; and

• share best practice in the areas related to customer activism, renewable energy and transportation.

Further information about Respect BLICC is available at www.respecteurope.com".

Meanwhile, the Gubernator wins plaudits for his ambitious targets for California. Could Arnie be part of a sinister plot by old Europe - a Manchurian candidate at the heart of all that's American?

Fur you, Arnie, ze debate ist over.


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