U.S. Envoy for Climate Change: Carbon Emissions 'Very Linked' to 'Economic Growth'

December 20, 2010 | 7:59 AM EST
Todd Stern, Special Envoy for Climate Change at the U.S. Department of State said the “movement” of carbon emissions is “very linked” to the movement of “economic growth,” adding that the U.S. will not be able to get China to have a “below zero reduction in emissions” while their economy is growing at 10 percent.