22 Mar '12, 4pm

#ClimateChange Secretary of State Edward Davey's speech from today's #climate security conference

On behalf of Her Majesty’s Government, let me welcome you all to Lancaster House. Next year, this magnificent building will celebrate a century in public hands. Over the past hundred years, it has welcomed esteemed guests from around the world: kings and queens. Presidents and prime ministers. Princes and popes. Today, we are particularly glad to receive His Excellency, Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of the Gabonese Republic; and the Honourable Karl Hood, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Grenada. From universal suffrage to free trade, the issues of the day have been discussed and debated in Lancaster House. People come here to talk about the things that matter. Our subject today matters. And that’s why it’s my great pleasure to open this conference. Awareness I want to take this opportunity to talk a little bit about what climate security means. Because I think we face a prob...

Full article: http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/news/ed_speech_fco/...

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