Celebrating a significant breakthrough for U.S. and China climate action

Chunyi’s MA thesis research memo

“(The U.S. and China) declare their intention to work individually, jointly, and with other countries during this decisive decade, in accordance with different national circumstances, to strengthen and accelerate climate action and cooperation aimed at closing the gap, including accelerating the green and low-carbon transition and climate technology innovation.”

Excerpts from BBC reporting -

“In areas of climate change there is more agreement between China and US than divergence,” Xie says.

Kerry: “We need to do it far faster in this decisive decade — not because China or the US say that we must — but because science says we must,”

More on topic —

Excerpt from Reuters reporting: GLASGOW, Nov 11 (Reuters) — “A joint China-U.S. declaration on climate change is a political reset to a time when the world’s two biggest carbon emitters reached the brief meeting of minds that helped forge the 2015 Paris Agreement.”

https://www.reuters.com/business/cop/carbon-superpowers-us-china-deal-seen-symbolic-not-sufficient-2021-11-11/

U.S.-China Joint Glasgow Declaration on Enhancing Climate Action in the 2020s

Entire declaration, published on November 10 2021, is available at

https://www.state.gov/u-s-china-joint-glasgow-declaration-on-enhancing-climate-action-in-the-2020s/

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