Business leaders call for global warming action

June 20, 2008 By JOSEPH COLEMAN, Associated Press Writer
Business leaders call for global warming action
Richard Samans, managing director and chief knowledge integration officer of World Economic Forum speaks during a press conference in Tokyo, Friday, June 20, 2008. The world's developed countries should take the lead in the battle against global warming and push for halving global emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050, the group of business leaders said Friday.(AP Photo/Katsumi Kasahara)

(AP) -- The world's developed countries should take the lead in the battle against global warming and push for halving global emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050, a group of business leaders said Friday.



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