President Bush @ WIREC

Day two of the Washington International Renewable Energy Conference began with a visit from President Bush, who toured the trade show floor before speaking at the ministerial.
There he pointed out the U.S. strategy for reducing oil use in America, and discussed current initiatives to increase energy efficiency and renewable energy use. He also called for an international agreement to slow, stop, and reverse the growth of greenhouse gases and he announced the U.S. commitment of $2 billion over the next three years to create an international clean energy technology fund (to help developing countries finance renewable energy projects).

You can read the full speech here.


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