President Xi Jinping meets his US counterpart, Barack Obama, in Beijing. Photos: AP; AFP

How a deal was sealed: behind the scenes of historic US-China climate pact

The US and China last month surprised the world by unveiling a historic pact to cut carbon emissions. Jeff Goodell delves into the political manoeuvring that led to the announcement and rescued it at the 11th hour

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President Xi Jinping meets his US counterpart, Barack Obama, in Beijing. Photos: AP; AFP
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