Beijing ties climate cooperation to ‘health’ of US relations

Beijing said Wednesday that climate cooperation with Washington will depend on the overall strength of Sino-US relations, after America’s climate tsar John Kerry urged China to curb emissions quickly. 

Tensions between China and the United States have soared in recent months with the two sides trading barbs on Beijing’s human rights record and its initial handling of the coronavirus.

John Kerry. Photo: Ralph Alswang via Flickr.

Tackling climate change is among a handful of issues where the two sides had agreed to work together.

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