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Part of Energy and Climate Change – in the House of Commons at 10:30 am on 8th April 2010.

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Photo of Ed Miliband Ed Miliband The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change 10:30 am, 8th April 2010

I think that perhaps people were being over-protective; if I had known, I would have been happy to answer the question, and I am glad that the hon. Gentleman has had the opportunity to ask it now. He raises the important issue of the impact that climate change can have on our natural environment and biodiversity. Conservative Members complain about wind turbines, but the bigger threat to the countryside is climate change-that is what could have a real impact on our countryside. I am glad that the hon. Gentleman got to ask his question and I agree with the intention behind it.

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