Australian Energy Minister Hopes US-China Climate Talks Can Be ‘Ring-Fenced’ From Taiwan Tensions

Australian Energy Minister Chris Bowen is hoping Washington and Beijing can “ring-fence” the growing tensions over Taiwan and continue climate change talks after they were shuttered by the Chinese Communist Party in response to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) visit to Taiwan.
Beijing announced its “countermeasures” in response to Pelosi’s high-profile visit on Aug. 5 and suspended talks on eight different areas, including climate change, military cooperation, and counter-narcotics.
The Biden administration had been pushing China to do more to address climate change, which is currently the world’s largest emitter of carbon dioxide emissions, accounting for around 29 percent of global emissions, with the United States following on around 15 percent, according to the Global Carbon Project….
Source: The Epoch Times

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