Bali Conference 2007

China and India: Energy and Climate Change – Pablo Bustelo

Spanish analyst Pablo Bustelo has written about the Bali conference on climate change, and argues that the bulk of the responsibility for finding a solution lies with the developed world, not China and India. He writes: “At the Bali Summit the EU’s desire to get the US involved in future negotiations on climate change was […]

As China Goes, So Goes Global Warming – Andrew C. Revkin

The New York Times Week in Review looks at the responsibilities of China and the U.S. in resolving the climate crisis: As always, the fingers of many experts on energy and the environment point both west and east — to the United States and China. The established superpower arose riding a wave of fossil-fueled prosperity. […]

Tempers Rise as Climate Talks Stall – Alex Morales and Kim Chipman (Updated)

The Bali climate change conference turned acrimonious as India and China objected to language in the draft resolution. From Bloomberg: Yvo de Boer, executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, left the auditorium in tears after China’s delegation demanded to know why the session had twice been started while separate talks were […]

Bali Needs to Know – Can China Go Green? – Robert Collier

From SF Chronicle: As international diplomats gather in Bali to try to begin negotiating a successor treaty to the Kyoto Protocol, their toughest challenge is how to deal with China’s fast rise as the world’s leading source of greenhouse gases. At the talks, which began Dec. 3 and continue until Dec. 14, no binding agreement […]

UN Praises China’s Role at Climate Change Talks – John Aglionby and Fiona Harvey

China is gaining kudos for its role in the Bali global warming talks. From the Financial Times: China’s increasingly progressive approach to climate change and a growing acceptance of the science behind the threat are key factors behind better-than-expected progress in negotiations to mould a global consensus on the issue, delegates and United Nations officials […]

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