10 May '11, 12am

US, China must ensure climate success: Clinton

US, China must ensure climate success: Clinton

'If the United States and China can work together, then we can make a giant step toward fulfilling the agenda and making the next UN climate meeting in Durban, South Africa, a success,' she said. -- PHOTO: AFP WASHINGTON - SECRETARY of State Hillary Clinton asked China on Monday to work with the United States on climate change, saying the two largest carbon emitters could together ensure the success of UN talks. Mrs Clinton voiced hope that two-day US-China talks would follow up on a deal sealed by more than 190 countries in December in Cancun, Mexico, to establish a global fund that will aid poor countries worst affected by climate change. 'We greatly appreciate the work we have done together and now must build on the Cancun agreement,' Mrs Clinton told a working session on the first day of the Strategic and Economic Dialogue with China. 'If the United States and China ca...

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