Obama commends Wis. governor at climate meeting



MADISON, Wis. – President-elect Barack Obama singled out Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle in a video address shown at a global warming summit in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

Doyle is one of the co-hosts of the meeting, and is scheduled to speak and participate in a panel discussion on Wednesday.

Obama commended Doyle, and the governors of Kansas, Florida, Illinois and California as being leaders in the fight against global warming.

Representatives from about 22 states as well as government officials from a number of foreign countries are at the meeting.

The meeting is bringing together scientists, environmentalists and government and industry officials to discuss ways to combat global warming and climate changes.


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