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Forget Trump, keep your eyes on China

Friday 24 Feb 17 9:00am

China’s population is bigger than that of the US, so its impact on the future climate will be more profound | Kevin Jaako


By TERRY MACALISTER | A leading UK voice in the debate on climate change says more attention should be paid to positive action being taken to tackle CO2 emissions in China rather than worrying about the US and Donald Trump.

Bryony Worthington, a Labour peer and co-author of the 2008 Climate Change Act, says the White House “soap opera” is compelling but a distraction and not a potential road block to successful worldwide action against global warming.

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