“This is only the beginning, and if we work hard we can take this to a better level,” John Kerry, the US special presidential envoy for climate, said on Wednesday, discussing a US-China joint declaration on working together to meet climate objectives. Photo: AP
“This is only the beginning, and if we work hard we can take this to a better level,” John Kerry, the US special presidential envoy for climate, said on Wednesday, discussing a US-China joint declaration on working together to meet climate objectives. Photo: AP
COP26

COP26: US and China issue a surprise statement pledging increased collaboration on climate

  • ‘We need to raise ambition and we need to take action in this decisive decade,’ US envoy John Kerry says
  • China and US held more than 30 meetings over the last 10 months to develop the initiative, Beijing’s climate envoy Xie Zhenhua says

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“This is only the beginning, and if we work hard we can take this to a better level,” John Kerry, the US special presidential envoy for climate, said on Wednesday, discussing a US-China joint declaration on working together to meet climate objectives. Photo: AP
“This is only the beginning, and if we work hard we can take this to a better level,” John Kerry, the US special presidential envoy for climate, said on Wednesday, discussing a US-China joint declaration on working together to meet climate objectives. Photo: AP
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