China will be asked to consider accepting binding pollution targets in global climate negotiations to begin in Bonn next week, Bloomberg reported. The targets, outlined in a document meant to guide the negotiations, are to be reached by 2050. China, the world’s largest producer of greenhouse gases, India and other developing countries have in the past refused to accept binding targets until developed countries cut greenhouse gas emissions. China’s lead negotiator at next week’s talks said China would require developed nations to make “strong commitments” on cuts to ensure success at the talks.
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