Skip to content

Kerry Pushes China to Slash More Planet-Warming Gases by 2030

  • U.S. envoy says top-emitting nations must ‘step up’ on climate
  • China should decide on its own to cut emissions, Kerry says
John Kerry, U.S special presidential envoy for climate.

John Kerry, U.S special presidential envoy for climate.

Photographer: Christopher Goodney/Bloomberg

The top U.S. climate diplomat encouraged China to move more aggressively to slash greenhouse gas emissions before 2030, calling this a “critical decade” for keeping global warming in check.

“We hope we can find more common ground for moving the process forward, and we’re looking at a number of different ways in which we might be able to do that,”  U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry said in an interview taped Wednesday for “Leaders With Lacqua” on Bloomberg Television