The hon. Gentleman speaks with authority on these issues. China has moved some distance in the past two years on climate change. The very notion of a target-it set out a target of 40 to 45 per cent. reductions in carbon intensity-is important. We look forward to seeing what it lodges as part of the agreement on
The new coalition that was evident at Copenhagen between the developing countries that are particularly vulnerable to climate change-I mentioned Ethiopia and the Maldives, but there were others including other small island states and African countries-is important. That coalition wants a legal agreement. We need to find ways in which that voice can be heard and to persuade others who are more reluctant that it is the right way to go.
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