Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks via video link at the UN Biodiversity Conference in Kunming in China’s southwestern Yunnan province, on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks via video link at the UN Biodiversity Conference in Kunming in China’s southwestern Yunnan province, on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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COP15: China’s Xi Jinping pledges US$232m for new fund to protect world biodiversity

  • The Kunming Biodiversity Fund will help developing nations better protect their ecology, President Xi tells UN conference
  • Xi also pledged to accelerate solar power development in China, with scale of projects set to surpass India’s entire renewable energy portfolio

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks via video link at the UN Biodiversity Conference in Kunming in China’s southwestern Yunnan province, on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks via video link at the UN Biodiversity Conference in Kunming in China’s southwestern Yunnan province, on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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