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
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

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

Topic |   China science
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
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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