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A global coalition of investors managing $4-trillion US in assets has called on the U.S. Congress, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the White House to approve stronger policies to control global warming, saying the competitiveness of U.S. businesses hinges on developing clean technology.
The two nations and the UN Development Program have agreed to attack the effects of global warming in China’s rural areas, including the melting of glaciers in Tibet. Programs will be developed as a tool for provincial governments to assess potential risks and develop responses.
The former head of Australia mining giant BHP has punctured the optimism of the Howard Government about clean-coal technology by saying the long-term storage of the carbon waste may be as difficult as dealing with nuclear waste.