The Durban climate summit has been proclaimed a great success. The chair, South Africa's Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, told the delegates: 'We have concluded this meeting with [a plan] to save one planet for the future of our children and our grandchildren to come.Friday, 16 December, 2011, 12:00am
Deadlock at the UN climate talks in Durban would have put them in the same league as the Doha round of trade liberalisation talks for the failure of drawn-out multilateral efforts to advance international co-operation. Given the worst-case scenarios for global warming, that would have been regrettable.15 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
A delegation of 20 local activists and students plus a handful of Hong Kong environment officials will attend the UN Climate Change Conference starting next week on the Indonesian island of Bali.
More than 180 countries will send delegates to the two-week conference that aims to set a framework for post-Kyoto Protocol arrangements to tackle climate change.27 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
Countries should honour green commitments, says Beijing
China has urged developed countries to take concrete steps to provide financial support and allow technology transfer to help developing countries combat global warming.5 Jun 2007 - 12:00am