Huang Runqiu, China’s environment minister, speaks at COP15 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on Saturday. Photo: AFP
Huang Runqiu, China’s environment minister, speaks at COP15 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on Saturday. Photo: AFP
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China’s environment minister, chair of UN nature talks, ‘greatly confident’ of global deal

  • Huang Runqiu, whose country is presiding over high-stakes UN nature talks, said: ‘I am greatly confident that we can … keep our ambitions as well as achieve consensus’
  • The UN COP15 talks in Canada are aimed at sealing a ‘peace pact for nature’, a global agreement to halt damage to Earth’s species and ecosystems

Huang Runqiu, China’s environment minister, speaks at COP15 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on Saturday. Photo: AFP
Huang Runqiu, China’s environment minister, speaks at COP15 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on Saturday. Photo: AFP
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