BEIJING (Reuters) – China will use stimulus spending to speed up shifting 330,000 people slated to be displaced for a vast water transfer project, accelerating work on the troubled scheme, an official newspaper said on Tuesday.
BEIJING (Reuters) – China condemned claims ascribed to Britain’s climate change minister that it had “hijacked” negotiations in Copenhagen, saying on Tuesday the accusations were an attempt to sow discord among poor countries.
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain accused China and a handful of others on Monday of holding the world to ransom by blocking a legal treaty to fight global warming as countries traded blame for the deadlock in Copenhagen.
BEIJING (Reuters) – China will treat talks on a binding global climate change pact in 2010 as a struggle over the “right to develop,” a Chinese official said, signaling more contentious deal-making will follow the Copenhagen summit.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – U.N. climate talks ended with a bare-minimum agreement on Saturday when delegates “noted” an accord struck by the United States, China and other emerging powers that falls far short of the conference’s original goals.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – President Barack Obama forged a climate pact with major developing nations including China on Friday but European nations only reluctantly signed up for a deal they criticized as unambitious.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – China’s top climate negotiator Xie Zhenhua said that a U.N. climate summit on Friday had a positive result and that all should be happy.
ABIDJAN (Reuters) – Africans living on the coast, who face the loss of their cities, homes and livelihoods to rising seas, are less interested in haggling over greenhouse gas emissions than getting aid to move to higher ground.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said on Friday that China was committed to meeting and “even exceeding” a goal to rein in the growth of its greenhouse gas emissions by 2020.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – China’s climate change ambassador said on Thursday he had not given up hope of a strong climate deal at Copenhagen talks, and rejected as malicious rumors a suggestion from other delegates that China had.