Olofsson Talks Climate In The US

Swedish Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Enterprise and Energy Maud Olofsson is in the US to talk about Swedish energy and environmental policies.

She is to be a keynote speaker at the Washington International Renewable Conference, and she says she will stress the importance of setting ambitious goals by politicians, saying it has a knock on effect on business and consumers.

She is also to meet with American energy minister Samuel Bodman.