Matthew Rusling, Shanghai Daily | August 10, 2009
After recent promises, China and the US must find a way of reducing carbon emissions at the Copenhagen summit later this year. ++ It is time for compromise as China insists on "common but differentiated responsibilities" to environmental problems globally but the US maintains its position. ++ "Varying domestic conditions, level of development and historic footprint" are key in Chinese perspective. ++ The transfer of technology is vital for a unified response as the US commits to assistance and increasing joint ventures.