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Congress hosts Swedish Prime Minister to Discuss Global Warming, Reducing Dependence on Fossil Fuels

May 14, 2007
Press Release
On May 15 the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming and the Committee on Foreign Affairs will host the Prime Minister of Sweden, Fredrik Reinfeldt, to discuss energy policy, his country’s efforts to eliminate its dependence on fossil fuels by 2020 and Sweden’s growing concerns over global warming.

Following the briefing, Select Committee Chairman Edward Markey (D-MA) and Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Tom Lantos (D-CA) will hold a press availability with the Prime Minister. The hearing and press availability will be webcast live, and can be viewed by clicking here.

WHAT: “Perspectives on Energy and Climate Change: Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt of Sweden."

WHERE: 2172 Rayburn House Office Building and on the web at www.foreignaffairs.house.gov

WHEN: 2:15 PM; press availability to follow the briefing

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