President Xi Jinping will deliver a speech at a virtual climate change summit of world leaders on Thursday. Photo: AP President Xi Jinping will deliver a speech at a virtual climate change summit of world leaders on Thursday. Photo: AP
President Xi Jinping will deliver a speech at a virtual climate change summit of world leaders on Thursday. Photo: AP

China confirms Xi Jinping will attend Biden’s Earth Day climate summit

  • Chinese president will address virtual meeting of 40 world leaders organised by the White House to tackle climate change
  • Attendance signals chance for US-China cooperation as well as Beijing’s intention to take a leadership role on the issue

Topic |   US-China relations
President Xi Jinping will deliver a speech at a virtual climate change summit of world leaders on Thursday. Photo: AP President Xi Jinping will deliver a speech at a virtual climate change summit of world leaders on Thursday. Photo: AP
President Xi Jinping will deliver a speech at a virtual climate change summit of world leaders on Thursday. Photo: AP
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