Nepali government meets atop Everest ahead of Copenhagen

12/4/2009 | BBC

Prime Minister Madhav Kumar of Nepal and 24 cabinet members held a meeting on Mount Everest to highlight the need to battle climate change. Officials adopted a declaration to increase protected land areas and develop community-level capacities to cope with the effects of global warming. Nepal is looking for help from wealthy countries to address increasing temperatures in the Himalayas.

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