China, India miss UN deadline to update emissions targets

  • FILE - In this file photo dated Friday, July 2, 2021, people riding bicycles and scooters wait to cross an intersection during rush hour in Beijing. China has failed to submit fresh targets for cutting their greenhouse gas emissions, UN climate change officials said Saturday July 31, 2021, among some dozens that failed provide an update on their plans by the July 31 deadline. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, FILE)

BERLIN — China and India have missed a U.N. deadline to submit fresh plans for cutting their greenhouse gas emissions in time for the global body to include their pledges in a report for governments at this year’s global climate summit, officials said Saturday.