China-U.S. tensions could shape climate future


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WASHINGTON (AFP) — Global momentum is building on the climate crisis but action will be impossible without two nations, China and the United States (US), which together account for more than half of emissions — and whose governments don’t get along. Ahead of the COP26 summit in Glasgow, experts believe that breakthrough US-China cooperation could be the catalyst for a historic agreement on climate change — but also that frosty ties between Washington and Beijing are not, so to speak, the end of the world.