• Kyodo News


The environmental group Greenpeace urged Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama on Thursday to attend a key U.N. conference Dec. 7 to 18 in Copenhagen to exert his political leadership in crafting a new framework on climate change.

Before presenting 651 messages collected by the group asking Hatoyama to go to Copenhagen, a Greenpeace activist wearing a mask of the prime minister carried a large airline ticket for the Danish capital in a demonstration near the Diet.

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