"As a developing country, China will try its best to cooperate with other developing nations to actively tackle climate change."
Xie Zhenhua, China's top climate official, announcing China will present its post-2020 goals for coping with climate change ahead of schedule at a forum on December 8 during the UN Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru
"Developed countries should not only rise to their historical responsibility to reduce emissions in line with their own capabilities, but also should be committed to providing necessary funding and technological support to developing countries."
Huan Qingzhi, a professor at Peking University, talking about emission reduction recently
"Faced with the facts, every time I have read the indictment, I have asked myself, 'Is this me? How did I end up like this?'"
Liu Tienan, former deputy head of the National Development and Reform Commission and former head of the National Energy Administration, speaking in court on December 10 after being sentenced to life imprisonment for bribery
"It's extremely irresponsible and a groundless accusation to accuse China of grabbing resources and markets in Africa."
Liu Junfeng, Deputy Director General of the Department of Foreign Assistance of the Ministry of Commerce, stressing that China provides aid to Africans to help them realize poverty relief and attain faster growth