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Maldives leader on carbon pledge


The Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed announced this week his country's plans to be the first in the world to go carbon neutral.

He hopes to meet all its energy requirements through renewable sources, such as solar and wind power, within a decade.

The BBC's Chris Morris spoke to President Nasheed before the announcement and asked about the challenge global warming poses.


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