China lays out conditions for climate deal

China`s top climate negotiator Xie Zhenhua today laid out conditions under which Beijing would accept a legally-binding climate deal that would go into force after 2020, when current voluntary pledges run out.

China may agree for emission cuts: Official

Under intense pressure to reduce its carbon emissions, China, the world`s biggest emitter of green house gases, has for the first time signaled that it may agree to a quantified target after 2020.

Climate negotiations open, focus on emissions cuts

The conference is seeking ways to curb ever-rising emissions of climate-changing pollution, which scientists said last week have reached record levels of concentration in the atmosphere.