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US and China announce pledge on climate change cooperation ahead of Biden-Xi meeting

Posted on AllSides November 15th, 2023
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The United States and China pledged to strengthen cooperation on climate change and will work together on combating methane and plastic pollution, the State Department said Wednesday, signaling a thaw in icy diplomatic relations just hours ahead of President Joe Biden’s sitdown with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Both countries agreed to revive their working group, which had been stalled since former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan last year, and endorsed a new, G20-backed target that calls for the global tripling of renewable energy sources by 2030.

“Both countries stress the importance of...

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