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Major Businesses Turn up the Heat on Global Warming Concerns

January 22, 2007

A gasoline company, a chemical company, several electric companies - including GE - and four environmental groups agree that global warming needs to be seriously addressed. They've joined together in calling for coordinated action to reduce pollution that is scientifically linked to global warming. Frances Beinecke is with the Natural Resources Defense Council, one of the groups joining the campaign:

"The unity we exhibit today marks a huge step towards a successful global warming solution. Urgent action is needed and opportunity abounds."

Here in New Hampshire, Jim Sconyers with the Sierra Club says they've been handing out free compact fluorescent light bulbs to lower income families. He explains less power use means less greenhouse gas pollution from coal-fired power plants.

"Every time you put one of those in a ceiling fixture, you're cutting the electricity it uses by about 75 percent."

President Bush is expected to touch on the global warming topic during his State of the Union speech.


Deborah Smith/Eric Mack, Public News Service - NH