China to invest trillions in environment

China is to invest more than three-trillion-yuan in environmental protection over five years from 2011.

Chinese steelmakers emphasize emission reduction

To meet the country´s emission reduction standards, some companies with a high production output and high energy consumption are investing in emissions reduction.

Energy service industry booming in China

With increasing demand for energy conservation, China´s energy service industry is booming. At the end of 2008, the sector´s output value topped 40 billion yuan.

Chinese government introduced energy cooperation with enterprises

The Chinese government and many enterprises continue in their efforts to reduce emissions. To achieve sustainable development in an environmentally compatible way, China is exploiting a new method of emission reduction by introducing "energy cooperation".

Chinese frugal tradition helps global carbon fight

Zhao Jiagui, a farmer from central China´s Henan Province, prefers the lights off when helping prepare dinner at a villa in Beijing´s southern suburbs for her relatives.

China strives to contribute more to global fight against climate change

As challenging as it is serious, climate change is not only clamoring for global attention, but also for global action.

[China] To cut 40 to 45% GDP unit carbon by 2020

The move is a "binding goal", that will also strengthen various policies to reach the target, including taxation and financial measures.

Chinese President Hu Jintao:
China will continue its unremitting endeavors in boosting energy efficiency and by 2020

[India] To slow emissions by 20 to 25% betwween 2005 to 2020

To reach its objective, India will introduce mandatory fuel efficiency standards in 2011...

Environment Minister: Our position is strengthened considerably, if we go to Copenhagen from a position of leadership, taking measures

[U.S] To propose 17% emissions cut in Copenhagen

The U.S. targets on emission cut also include a 30 percent reduction by 2025 and a 42 percent drop by 2030, according to the statement.

US President Obama:
The only question is which country will create green jobs and renewable energy and I want that country to be the U.S.A.

[Brazil] To cut emissions by between 36.1% and 38.9% from projected 2020 levels

Brazil´s proposal contained no specific emissions reduction for industry

Brazilian President: The Conference in Copenhagen will be a historic moment and a moment of much responsibility

[EU] To cut its emissions by 20 percent by 2020

The European Union has so far committed to cut its emissions by 20 percent by 2020 on the basis of 1990.

EU rotating president: We will continue to urge all our partners to go to outer limits of what is possible in order to find agreement in Copenhagen.

[Japan] To cut greenhouse gas emission by 25% by 2020

The pledge include highlighting the importance of a fair and effective international framework to fight climate change.

Japanese PM: Developed nations need to offer financial and technological support to developing countries to achieve their goals of emission cuts.

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