John Kerry, then serving as US secretary of state, meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing in 2016. Photo: AFP John Kerry, then serving as US secretary of state, meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing in 2016. Photo: AFP
John Kerry, then serving as US secretary of state, meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing in 2016. Photo: AFP
Climate change

Joe Biden cabinet: John Kerry as climate tsar ‘may cool US-China tensions’

  • Kerry and Chinese counterparts cooperated on climate change when he was secretary of state in the Obama administration
  • But restoring international ties severed under Donald Trump may prove difficult or create fresh power struggles with Beijing

Topic |   Climate change
John Kerry, then serving as US secretary of state, meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing in 2016. Photo: AFP John Kerry, then serving as US secretary of state, meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing in 2016. Photo: AFP
John Kerry, then serving as US secretary of state, meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing in 2016. Photo: AFP
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