President Xi Jinping’s address to world leaders at the G20 summit on Sunday is shown on a screen at a Beijing shopping centre. The meeting was a prelude to COP26 in Glasgow. Photo: Reuters
President Xi Jinping’s address to world leaders at the G20 summit on Sunday is shown on a screen at a Beijing shopping centre. The meeting was a prelude to COP26 in Glasgow. Photo: Reuters
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Xi Jinping calls on countries to combat climate change, but does not unveil any new commitments in written statement to COP26

  • Xi Jinping calls on countries to focus on ‘concrete actions’ and harness innovations in science and technology to ‘accelerate the green transition’
  • He does not unveil any new climate commitments by China, but says that the government would be rolling out specific implementation plans

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President Xi Jinping’s address to world leaders at the G20 summit on Sunday is shown on a screen at a Beijing shopping centre. The meeting was a prelude to COP26 in Glasgow. Photo: Reuters
President Xi Jinping’s address to world leaders at the G20 summit on Sunday is shown on a screen at a Beijing shopping centre. The meeting was a prelude to COP26 in Glasgow. Photo: Reuters
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