Although China has consistently rejected any binding emissions cut commitments in international climate change negotiations, it has made some compromises so as to maintain unity with the Group of 77 and to extract concessions and benefits from developed countries in general, and the U.S. in particular.
China’s Pragmatic Tactics in International Climate Change Negotiations: Reserving Principles with Compromise
Fuzuo Wu is a Research Fellow at the Center for Chinese Foreign Policy Studies, Institute of International Studies, at Fudan University in Shanghai; and an Oxford-Princeton Global Leaders Fellow (2012−14). She wishes to thank International Security Studies at Yale University for the Henry Chauncey Jr. ’57 Postdoctoral Fellowship (2010−11), Professor Roy S. Lee at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies for his course “Environmental Diplomacy Practicum,” Kartikeya Singh for sharing his experiences at the several Conferences of Parties, and an anonymous reviewer for insightful comments. Email: <email@example.com>.
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Fuzuo Wu; China’s Pragmatic Tactics in International Climate Change Negotiations: Reserving Principles with Compromise. Asian Survey 1 August 2013; 53 (4): 778–800. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2013.53.4.778
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