I see The Standard has an article where Beijing is saying: don't listen to other media, we say it was a success.
Copenhagen a success, Beijing tells HK media - The Standard
I found an interesting article in The Guardian that provides a great insight into the closed-door high-level negotiations."I don't consider it a failure, I think it was successful," Zhang said.
She called the reports on the climate accord "biased" and "irresponsible."
Spokesman Song Ronghua said the office decided to tell Hong Kong reporters the mainland's view of the summit. "Many reports of the local media on the pact seemed negative. They used stories of Western wire agencies. No Hong Kong media representative covered the summit in Copenhagen except for Phoenix Satellite Television, which has a foreign correspondent over there."
How do I know China wrecked the Copenhagen deal? I was in the room | Mark Lynas | Environment | The Guardian
Interesting stuff.What I saw was profoundly shocking. The Chinese premier, Wen Jinbao, did not deign to attend the meetings personally, instead sending a second-tier official in the country's foreign ministry to sit opposite Obama himself. The diplomatic snub was obvious and brutal, as was the practical implication: several times during the session, the world's most powerful heads of state were forced to wait around as the Chinese delegate went off to make telephone calls to his "superiors".
I think China really did their homework in preparation for the COP15 and managed to manipulate everything they wanted.
On the upside, at least they seem to be getting better at using a "diplomatic approach".