Day: 24 November 2000
US considered conference wreckers by EU and environmentalists
The United States has been cast as public enemy number one at The Hague’s 185 nation talks on climate change, attracting condemnation over its failure to curb greenhouse gas emissions and certain proposals aimed at breaking the international deadlock.
Government gives £69 million towards cleaner vehicles
Over the next three years, the Government is to give an extra £69 million to tackle pollution and cut the cost of motoring by promote cleaner, more fuel-efficient cars, Deputy Prime Minister, John Prescott, announced on 20 November at the climate change conference in The Hague.
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