US President Joe Biden delivers a speech during a meeting as part of the World Leaders’ Summit at COP26 in Glasgow on November 2. Photo: AFP
US President Joe Biden delivers a speech during a meeting as part of the World Leaders’ Summit at COP26 in Glasgow on November 2. Photo: AFP
Philip J. Cunningham
Opinion

Opinion

Philip J. Cunningham

Why Joe Biden’s criticism of Xi Jinping’s COP26 no-show is out of line

  • Given the pandemic, it’s reasonable for leaders to think carefully about international travel
  • More importantly, summits such as the UN climate event, which require thousands of people to fly in, are hardly environmentally friendly

US President Joe Biden delivers a speech during a meeting as part of the World Leaders’ Summit at COP26 in Glasgow on November 2. Photo: AFP
US President Joe Biden delivers a speech during a meeting as part of the World Leaders’ Summit at COP26 in Glasgow on November 2. Photo: AFP
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