There is no way to solve the world’s most pressing problems without dialogue and cooperation effective between USA Y Chinasaid on Friday a spokesperson for the UN secretary-general, Anthony Guterresafter Beijing broke off climate talks with Washington.
“For the secretary-general, there is no way to solve the world’s most pressing problems without effective dialogue and cooperation between the two countries,” the spokesman told reporters. stephanie dujarricwhen asked about China’s decision to end collaboration with the United States on several key issues, including climate change and defense.
The fight against climate change has been a key area of cooperation between the two superpowers. However, China has suspended the talks as part of its escalating retaliation for the visit of the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosia Taiwan.
Pelosi’s brief visit this week to Taiwan, which China claims as its own, angered Beijing and triggered Chinese military drills on an unprecedented scale in the seas and air around the island. The freeze came as US and Chinese officials stepped up their climate engagement, on the eve of the climate summit. COP27 What will be celebrated in Egypt in November, Reuters reported.
China and the United States are the two biggest emitters of greenhouse gases and their previous bilateral commitment on climate change helped pave the way for the Paris Climate Agreement in 2015. But since COP26, there has been little progress.