Author: Liu Hongqiao

China pledges US$20 million a year to its new South-South Cooperation Fund

China’s chief climate negotiator Xie Zhenhua says the South-South Cooperation Fund will become the cornerstone of China’s climate leadership

The Chinese government will not contribute to the Green Climate Fund, preferring instead to establish a South-South Cooperation Fund to continue work with developing nations, chinadialogue has learned. China’s chief negotiator and vice-chair of the National Development and Reform…Read more

Climate summit weakened by entrenched differences, yet again

Fundamental differences between developed and developing countries on how to combat climate change remain at the Lima summit, with a weak declaration the likely outcome

The more the climate changes, the more climate negotiations remain the same. The December 1-12 summit of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has failed to be an exception. On the last day of the scheduled close…Read more