“China is at the heart of Copenhagen’s failure,” says the editorial in Le Monde
China Sudan, Bolivia and other leftwing Latin American countries “have held the world to ransom” says the UK’s climate secretary, Ed Miliband.
China’s maintained its ‘right to develop’ and the influence this will have on any climate change pacts they make. So what’s so wrong in preferring a “toothless declaration of intent” to a set of “binding” commitments?” asks Tim Collard.
America blog comes out in China’s defense blaming poor organisation on the part of the summit organisers instead.
And all in all, China’s pretty pleased with its performance at Copenhagen.
Have a read of Time’s Lesson’s Learnt from Copenhagen; lesson 2 – China will be decisive and this is no big surprise.
So is China really to blame for failure at Copenhagen?