China tries to recast itself as a global leader in climate-change fight

The Washington Post quoted Alliance President, Barbara Finamore, today in an article highlighting climate change cooperation between China and France:

“Barbara Finamore of the Natural Resources Defense Council was more enthusiastic, arguing the statement [between China and France] “underscores the increasingly constructive role” that China is playing in the battle against climate change. “Among other things, the world’s largest emitter has committed to a substantial increase of its public investments in low-carbon technology research, development and demonstration,” she wrote in an e-mail. “This sends a positive signal to other countries and helps to build momentum for an ambitious climate agreement in Paris.”

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