Politicians sign new climate pact
"The economic damage from not addressing climate change is much larger than the economic cost of addressing it."
- Dr. John Holdren, American Association for the Advancement of Science head
Washington, D.C., USA - Leading international politicians have reached a new agreement on tackling climate change, at a Washington summit.
The two-day meeting brought together legislators from countries including the Group of Eight rich nations, plus Brazil, China, India, Mexico and South Africa.