Xie Zhenhua, China’s special envoy for climate change attends the opening ceremony of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow. The COP26 conference runs until November 12. Photo: EPA-EFE
Xie Zhenhua, China’s special envoy for climate change attends the opening ceremony of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow. The COP26 conference runs until November 12. Photo: EPA-EFE
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COP26: China says it does not want climate solutions held up by disagreement over global warming goal

  • Chinese climate envoy Xie Zhenhua says the target of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees is a hurdle in Glasgow negotiations
  • UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says the 1.5 degree goal must be kept alive, requiring a 45 per cent cut to global emissions by 2030

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Xie Zhenhua, China’s special envoy for climate change attends the opening ceremony of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow. The COP26 conference runs until November 12. Photo: EPA-EFE
Xie Zhenhua, China’s special envoy for climate change attends the opening ceremony of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow. The COP26 conference runs until November 12. Photo: EPA-EFE
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