[OPE] Negative economic growth makes environmental problems worse, not better

From: Jurriaan Bendien <adsl675281@telfort.nl>
Date: Sun May 17 2009 - 11:03:02 EDT

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The financial crisis has made it harder for the EU to
agree on an internal target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions as part of
a global climate change deal, Sweden's environment minister said on Friday.
(...) Carlgren said the main difficulty was money, who should pay for
climate change measures and how much, and the economic downturn had made
this issue more acute.

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