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Kansas: A state divided over 'green ambitions'

Time is running out for delegates meeting at UN talks in Copenhagen to reach a deal on a global climate change treaty.

A major element in any deal will be a reduction in carbon emissions by the United States.

President Obama has promised a 17% cut by 2020 but there is plenty of opposition to the plans.

The BBC's Mark Mardell has been to Kansas to see how ready people are to change their ways.


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