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Consensus between US and China essential for deal at Copenhagen

The US special envoy on climate change, Todd Stern, put his finger on it last week when he said: ‘‘You can’t even think about solving this problem without China.”

12th December, 2009

The US special envoy on climate change, Todd Stern, put his finger on it last week when he said: ‘‘You can’t even think about solving this problem without China.”

The problem he was referring to was how to achieve global agreement on reducing carbon emissions at talks in Copenhagen.

But after a week of fractious negotiations, and with just a few days left to reach agreement, a solution seems no...

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