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Climate Change

Japan and US take aim at China's 'developing' status on emissions

Pressure builds on world's No. 2 economy to accelerate decarbonization push

A coal-fired heating complex in Harbin: China is the world's second-largest economy and largest emitter of greenhouse gases.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japan and the U.S. will begin discussing concrete measures to pressure China to curb greenhouse gas emissions, including ending preferential treatment on climate issues afforded to Beijing as a developing economy.

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