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Luciana Berger MP, Labour’s Shadow Climate Change Minister, commenting on reports that the UK Government has given up on reaching a global climate change deal before 2020, said:

“David Cameron's promise to lead the ‘greenest Government ever’ is in tatters.

“Last week out of touch Tory MEPs again voted against UK Government’s climate change policy and now this week our out of touch Tory-led Government has given up on reaching a deal to cut carbon emissions any time soon.
 
“With the UN conference in Durban just days away and 220 leading scientists warning that climate change could cost many lives and destroy world economies, now is the time to act.”

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