Former US vice-president Al Gore speaks by video at the launch of Countdown at the TED World Theatre in New York. Photo: TED

Leave politics and trade concerns out of climate change fight, advocates warn

  • Climate change ‘cannot be a partisan issue’, UN expert and Paris Agreement architect Christiana Figueres says
  • Humanity faces existential danger if politics is allowed to intrude on the climate battle, Countdown initiative’s launch told
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Former US vice-president Al Gore speaks by video at the launch of Countdown at the TED World Theatre in New York. Photo: TED
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Jodi Xu Klein

Jodi Xu Klein

Jodi Xu Klein is an award-winning business journalist with 20 years of experience. She joined the Post in 2017, after a decade based in the US reporting for The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. She was part of the Time Magazine team that won the Henry R. Luce Award, breaking the China SARS story.