Global system of emissions trading "inevitable"

10 June 2005
“We see a global system of emissions trading as inevitable” says Steve Lennon, chair of the environment and energy commission of the International Chamber of Commerce, which represents companies in 130 countries.

He was speaking after a meeting of business representatives of companies including Toyota, BP and Ford with Tony Blair to discuss climate change.

( Big business urges G8 global warming action Financial Times, 9/10 June).


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