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China takes cautious step toward carbon emissions trading China launched its first pilot carbon emissions exchange on Tuesday, though plans for a nationwide rollout and efforts to apply the scheme to some polluting heavy industries could be undermined by a slowdown in the world's No.2 economy.
Mixed week for climate action There was mixed news on global efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions last week. Russia and its allies blocked progress at United Nations negotiations in Bonn, but there were reports that President Barack Obama is readying a US climate change plan.