Delegates at the UN summit in Madrid are trying to reach agreement on curbing emissions. Photo: AFP
Delegates at the UN summit in Madrid are trying to reach agreement on curbing emissions. Photo: AFP
Environment

China’s new climate negotiator takes swipe at US in debut at UN summit in Madrid

  • Environment vice-minister Zhao Yingmin takes over following Xie Zhenhua’s decade in charge of the Chinese team
  • Delegates from nearly 200 countries are trying to reach deal on emissions curbs with China’s importance growing after US pulled out of process

Delegates at the UN summit in Madrid are trying to reach agreement on curbing emissions. Photo: AFP
Delegates at the UN summit in Madrid are trying to reach agreement on curbing emissions. Photo: AFP
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