China and the United States Join in Seeking Emissions Cuts

New York Times

The United States and China announced a joint agreement Wednesday to “enhance ambition” on climate change, saying they would work together to do more to cut emissions this decade while China committed for the first time to reduce methane, a potent greenhouse gas.

…Some climate advocates said they would prefer negotiators to leave Glasgow without a resolution on these issues rather than with weak rules.

“No point in accepting phony carbon credits into the system, which would directly increase warming,” wrote Mohamed Adow, director of Power Shift Africa, a research institute in Kenya.

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