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30 Dec 2009 09:12:05

Prescott backs China



Prescott backs China
Former deputy prime minister John Prescott has defended China's actions at the UN climate change summit held earlier this month.

Many negotiators, including the likes of energy and climate change secretary Ed Miliband, blamed Chinese representatives for the failure to secure a legally binding deal in the Danish capital.

However, in a letter to British newspaper the Guardian, Mr Prescott revealed that he believes the US was as much to blame as China.

"President Obama's Copenhagen speech was also clearly critical of China. Moreover, he described a period of 'two decades of talking and no action'. That might have been true in America, which refused to sign up to Kyoto, but not in the case of China or Europe," he said.

According to reports, Mr Prescott is now thought to be concerned that the Chinese will boycott future climate change conferences set to take place in Mexico and Bonn if world leaders continue to criticise it.

Mr Prescott added: "The challenge for all parties is now to stop pointing fingers and focus on turning the accord at Bonn and Mexico into the global climate change agreement we desperately need."

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