China buoys climate talks with "binding" target

Mon Dec 6, 2010 6:55pm EST
 
<p>Activists from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) light candles representing the earth as they demonstrate, calling for a catch up plan to prevent climate change, on the sidelines of the UN Climate Change Conference COP16 in Cancun December 5, 2010. The conference in Cancun have far lower ambitions than last year's Copenhagen summit, which fell short of an all-encompassing deal to help slow floods, droughts, heatwaves and rising sea levels. REUTERS/Gerardo Garcia</p>