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President Nasheed: Cut out carbon, Consume renewables

October 23, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

The Maldives, like India, believes that any deal on climate change must start with the international framework in existence.

“We must start with the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities, set out under the Kyoto Protocol,” Maldivian President Nasheed said at the Delhi High Level Conference on “Climate Change: Technology Development and Transfer” here on Thursday.

“How can we forge a deal that protects the planet and that is just, equitable and politically acceptable? To bring emissions down to 350 ppm [parts per million] requires the sort of action few politicians are prepared to talk about,” he said.

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