Today in the NYT:

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Today in the Washington Post:

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Today in the (state run) China Daily:

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Today also in the China Daily:

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Along with the failure indicated yesterday, also in the China Daily:

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Yesterday on Xinhua.net -- announcement of the 40-45% reduction target for emissions:

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I am thankful for the prospect of more such failures ahead. (And to Jeremy Goldkorn and others for leads.) And on this festive day am thankful to have decided not to bother linking these stories back to the "humiliation and disaster" coverage of the trip to Asia while it was going on. Gratitude all around.