Xie Zhenhua, head of Chinese delegation, speaks during a seminar in the UN Climate Change Conference 2013 in Warsaw. Photo: Xinhua
Xie Zhenhua, head of Chinese delegation, speaks during a seminar in the UN Climate Change Conference 2013 in Warsaw. Photo: Xinhua
Tom Holland
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It pays China to block global deals on climate and trade

More than US$1 trillion a year is at stake if an emission deal is struck, whereas a no-deal situation will cost just US$360 billion a year

Xie Zhenhua, head of Chinese delegation, speaks during a seminar in the UN Climate Change Conference 2013 in Warsaw. Photo: Xinhua
Xie Zhenhua, head of Chinese delegation, speaks during a seminar in the UN Climate Change Conference 2013 in Warsaw. Photo: Xinhua
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