Bill Clinton takes campaign against climate change to Thailand

Flooding in Nakhon Si Thammarat

Flooding in Nakhon Si Thammarat. Photo: Ricolouis.

Former US President Bill Clinton on Friday called on countries to change the ways of producing and consuming energy, insisting that the reform crucial to the campaign against global warming can go hand in hand with sustainable economic growth.

Speaking to a distinguished audience at the Government House in Bangkok on “Embracing Our Common Humanity”,Clinton said countries remained without consensus on how to reduce emission gas and this would continue perhaps until the end of Tokyo protocol in 2012.

Economic downturn in Europe, the United States and other parts of the world has made it even more difficult for countries to find the ways under the framework of the protocol to deal with the climate changes, he said.

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