But ….. But ……. I Thought China Agreed To Cut Their Emissions?????

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UN climate talks risk collapse as China clashes with United States over draft agreement

United Nations talks on slowing climate change were threatened with collapse after China clashed with the United States and led emerging nations to reject a compromise outline of an agreement.

With talks already in overtime because of deadlock after the December 1-12 meeting, China said a draft text put too much burden on the poor to limit greenhouse-gas emissions compared with the rich nations whose citizens have burnt most fossil fuels.

China’s deputy foreign minister Liu Zhenmin said: “We need a Lima consensus, but given the current station we have deadlock.”

The delegates from 190 nations are seeking to agree on the foundation of a UN climate deal to be completed in Paris in a year’s time.

US climate change envoy Todd Stern urged all to accept the compromise text.

He said failure in Lima would…

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