New climate goal opaque, product of ministry clash

Environment | FOCUS Nov 18, 2013

New climate goal opaque, product of ministry clash

The process of setting a new goal on reducing greenhouse gas emissions was marred by a standoff between the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Environment Ministry. METI, long a champion of nuclear power, was reluctant to set the target and the Environment ...

Commentary / World Feb 17, 2010

Perilous U.S.-China games

by Kevin Rafferty

BEIJING — Beijing is increasingly playing hardball on every issue that brings it into contact and potential conflict with the rest of the world: democracy in Hong Kong; U.S. arms sales to Taiwan; the visit of the Dalai Lama to the White House; sanctions ...