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Climate Summit Attracts Limos, Private Jets
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Climate Summit Attracts Limos, Private Jets

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The owner of a limo company in Copenhagen thought with all the environmentalists in town, no one would want a car. Instead she's rented 200 limos, more than 10 times her normal business. Many delegates arrived on private jets.

STEVE INSKEEP, host:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. The carbon footprint of Copenhagen is increasing. The climate summit began there this week, and the owner of a limo company is surprised. She thought with all the environmentalists in town, nobody would want a car. Instead, she has rented 200 limos, more than 10 times her normal business. Many delegates arrived on private jets, and even police are preparing to use more energy. They bought a water cannon to deal with expected climate protests.

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