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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    China's intransigence to block Doha climate deal next week

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Cutting down metal production will in turn reduce carbon emissions from power plants by 2 per cent and will not cause any hardship China's intransigence to block Doha climate deal next week On Monday government climate negotiators from around the world will arrive in the Qatari capital Doha to spend two weeks trading accusations and recriminations amid a mood ...

  2. US calls on China to revive Doha talks

    Posted Aug 30th 2006, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... that it is in China's long-term self-interest to play an active role in ensuring the round's ultimate success.' The Doha round of World Trade Organisation trade talks was aimed at removing barriers ... the Doha round, but he said that to do this, developed members of the WTO should act first by making substantial contributions. Mr Bo said he regretted the breakdown in the Doha talks, and he added ...

  3. Global pain may be China's gain as Doha hopes dashed

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... the talks appear finally to have broken down without any outside interference, scuppered by the refusal of European and US negotiators to scrap their own agricultural subsidies and import tariffs. That is a shame. But although the failure of the Doha round of trade talks is a lost opportunity for both Europe and the United States and a grave setback for the development prospects of many ...

  4. Protectionist threat to boost China role in Doha Round

    Posted Jan 08th 2007, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih China is likely to play a substantial role in attempts to revive the flagging Doha Round of World Trade Organisation talks in order to fend off protectionist pressures from the United States and the European Union, observers say. Washington, in particular, wants China to take a more active role in the Doha Round, said Edmund Sim, a partner at US law firm White & ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Slow growth helps put Beijing's carbon intensity goal back on track

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... goal to curb greenhouse gases three years ago. Speaking on the sidelines of United Nations climate talks in Doha, Qatar, on Monday, Xie Zhenhua, also a deputy director of the National ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Top climate negotiator credits Beijing's energy policies with biggest drop since per-unit goal set Slow growth puts carbon goal back on track China's top ...

  6. Failure at climate talks will carry high price

    Posted Dec 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The climate talks in Copenhagen need to reconcile two apparently conflicting global agendas. One is the widely accepted view that global warming must be reversed and that this can only ... if they remain on their current trajectory. This would neutralise even the more optimistic global emission cuts that climate advocates hope to get nations to commit to in Copenhagen. Projections based ...

  7. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    China joins US in leading fight against climate change, report says

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... months. It was released on the same day as a fresh round of United Nations talks are slated to start in Bonn on boosting action on climate change- a two-decade-long process that has been dogged ... of emissions China is rapidly assuming a global leadership role on climate change alongside the United States, a new study says today, but it warns that greenhouse gas emissions worldwide continue ...

  8. News - China

    China, US to form group on climate change

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... The initiative came as US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Beijing for talks with top leaders focused largely on the nuclear crisis on the Korean peninsula. But the issue of how to deal with climate ... Agencies in Beijing The countries agree to work together on dealing with the increasing dangers of global warming China, US to form group on climate change The United States and China ...

  9. Mongolian call for climate talks 'well received'

    Posted Jan 24th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Mongolia's call for a Northeast Asian climate-change summit to fight environmental problems including sandstorms and desertification was well received by regional ... high-level meeting on climate change yet,' Dr Batsukh said. 'I think this proposal has been accepted quite positively. All the countries have listened very attentively and they reacted very ...

  10. Positive signal in climate battle

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... tackling global warming at climate talks in South Africa. The remarks by Xie Zhenhua, deputy director of the National Development and Reform Commission, were a positive sign of China's willingness to play a leadership role in pushing forward the long-deadlocked climate talks, despite limited expectations, analysts said. As negotiators gather for the biggest annual UN conference ...




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