SEARCH

News » International

Updated: December 18, 2009 18:28 IST

Will honour climate commitments: Wen

AP
print   ·   T  T  
Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao, speaks on the podium at the plenary session of the climate summit in Copenhagen, on Friday. Photo: AP.
Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao, speaks on the podium at the plenary session of the climate summit in Copenhagen, on Friday. Photo: AP.

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, has defended his country’s climate commitments at the U.N. climate conference in Copenhagen, saying “we will honour our word with real action.”

Mr. Wen says China’s voluntary targets of reducing its carbon intensity by 40 to 45 percent will require “tremendous efforts.”

He spoke after a meeting with President Barack Obama and 19 other world leaders.

China has been criticized at the two-week summit for not offering stronger carbon emissions targets and for resisting international monitoring of its actions. French President Nicolas Sarkozy, says progress in climate talks on Friday was being held back by China.

More In: International | News

National

Business

Cricket

Sport


O
P
E
N

close

Recent Article in International

New Zealand's National Party leader John Key and Prime Minister-elect celebrates a landslide victory in Auckland, September 20, 2014.

New Zealand PM calls for referendum on new flag

New Zealand’s newly re-elected Prime Minister, John Key, said Monday he wanted to hold a referendum next year on changing the country’s f... »