A man on the boat cleans a canal in Shanghai, China on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE A man on the boat cleans a canal in Shanghai, China on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE
A man on the boat cleans a canal in Shanghai, China on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE

US attacks China’s environmental record as Xi Jinping vows to reduce carbon footprint

  • The US State Department’s latest broadside against Beijing follows a pledge by Xi to the United Nations General Assembly to reduce China’s carbon footprint
  • The ‘fact sheet’ talks about China’s greenhouse gas emissions, wildlife trafficking, illegal fishing and a host of other alleged violations

Topic |   US-China decoupling
A man on the boat cleans a canal in Shanghai, China on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE A man on the boat cleans a canal in Shanghai, China on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE
A man on the boat cleans a canal in Shanghai, China on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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