US climate envoy John Kerry has called on China to do more. Photo: AFP US climate envoy John Kerry has called on China to do more. Photo: AFP
US climate envoy John Kerry has called on China to do more. Photo: AFP

China, US to discuss curbing emissions, fossil fuels in Tianjin talks

  • US climate envoy John Kerry is due to arrive on Tuesday night following a stop in Tokyo and will meet Chinese counterpart Xie Zhenhua
  • Ban on funding overseas coal-fired plants would be ‘politically doable’ commitment if Beijing makes new pledges before COP26, observer says

Topic |   US-China relations
US climate envoy John Kerry has called on China to do more. Photo: AFP US climate envoy John Kerry has called on China to do more. Photo: AFP
US climate envoy John Kerry has called on China to do more. Photo: AFP

Corrected [2:58pm, 1 Sep, 2021]

  • [2:58pm, 1 Sep, 2021]

    An earlier version of this story incorrectly cited Li Shuo of Greenpeace East Asia as suggesting that China could announce new climate pledges this week. The story has been amended to reflect that this was not Li's meaning.

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