Coal-laden ships berthed at a port in Jiujiang, in China’s central Jiangxi province, on July 21, 2022. Photo: AFP
Coal-laden ships berthed at a port in Jiujiang, in China’s central Jiangxi province, on July 21, 2022. Photo: AFP

China’s suspension of climate talks with the US puts decarbonisation timeline, methane reduction targets and research at risk

  • Talks on reducing methane emissions, slated for next month, will be the first casualty of the suspension
  • The halt may also put cooperation on technology development at risk, although both countries continue to make progress on their own, analysts say

Coal-laden ships berthed at a port in Jiujiang, in China’s central Jiangxi province, on July 21, 2022. Photo: AFP
Coal-laden ships berthed at a port in Jiujiang, in China’s central Jiangxi province, on July 21, 2022. Photo: AFP
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