China Resists Mounting Pressure to Cut Emissions

As the Montreal conference on climate change winds down, the participants are focusing increasingly on China, where emissions of greenhouse gases are surging.

Chinese officials and industrialists are resisting pressure to limit emissions, saying China has a right to catch up with wealthy countries. At the same time, the country is happy to accept funding for projects aimed at promoting energy efficiency.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.