Latest update: 22/09/2009
- China - climate change - environment
A make-or-break climate summit
World leaders meeting in New York hope China will take on a lead role in the fight against global warming. But many fear the world's emerging economic powerhouse will be reluctant to tackle climate change at the expense of economic development.
With less than three months to go before a December summit in Copenhagen, talks to find a replacement to the Kyoto protocol are at a make-or-break moment. Discussing the issue are FRANCE 24's environment specialist Regane Ranucci and our correspondent in New York, Nathan King.