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China is using the climate as a bargaining chip

For China, the climate is a useful bargaining chip

9 October 2021

9:00 AM

9 October 2021

9:00 AM

China’s President Xi Jinping has apparently not yet decided whether to travel to Glasgow next month for the big climate conference known as COP26. That is no doubt partly because he’s heard about the weather in Glasgow in November, and partly because he knows the whole thing will be a waste of his time.

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