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WRI's Seligsohn discusses China emissions plan, prospects for Copenhagen

Ahead of this week's Copenhagen climate summit, China recently released plans for domestic emissions reductions. Are the goals significant? What impact will they have on the international negotiations? During today's OnPoint, Deborah Seligsohn, senior fellow and principal adviser in the China Climate, Energy & Pollution Program at the World Resources Institute, gives her take on China's emissions reduction plans. She explains how China's announcement will change the dynamic of the Copenhagen meeting. Seligsohn also talks about changes to the U.S.-China relationship under the Obama administration.