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Poverty summiteers travel in style

Posted By admin On December 23, 2009 @ 10:38 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Asian Correspondent [1]
Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Sweden recently hosted the European Development Days, a five-day summit meeting of EU ministers discussing poverty and climate change. Attendees thumbed their noses at both the poor and the environment, Sweden stuck with a 3.5 million kronor ($480,000) bill for limousine services [2]. Most of the climate change-conscious ministers flew to the summit, of course.

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[1] Asian Correspondent: http://uk.asiancorrespondent.com/rwdb-jfbeck/poverty-summiteers-travel-in-style

[2] Sweden stuck with a 3.5 million kronor ($480,000) bill for limousine services: http://www.thelocal.se/23990/20091222/

[3] Image: http://www.prisonplanet.com/2009_christmas_special.htm

[4] UK Kids Still Living In Dickens-Style Poverty: http://www.prisonplanet.com/uk-kids-still-living-in-dickens-style-poverty.html

[5] Levy on international air travel could fund climate change fight: http://www.prisonplanet.com/levy-on-international-air-travel-could-fund-climate-change-fight.html

[6] Rajendra Pachauri: head of UN climate change panel clocks up half a million miles of air travel: http://www.prisonplanet.com/rajendra-pachauri-head-of-un-climate-change-panel-clocks-up-half-a-million-miles-of-air-travel.html

[7] Gore Lies About Air Travel, Leaving Car On Idle: http://www.prisonplanet.com/gore-lies-about-air-travel-leaving-car-on-idle.html

[8] Copenhagen climate summit: 1,200 limos, 140 private planes and caviar wedges: http://www.prisonplanet.com/copenhagen-climate-summit-1200-limos-140-private-planes-and-caviar-wedges.html

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