Obama’s Dwindling China Wish List Topped by Climate Ratification

September 3, 2016 7:51 AM

18 0

Barack Obama has one last item he may yet achieve on his wish list for China: sealing the deal with Xi Jinping for their nations to implement an international accord to combat climate change.

Ratification by the two presidents when they meet after Obama’s arrival Saturday in Hangzhou, China, for the G-20 summit would represent the high-water mark of the U.S. leader’s largely frustrated pivot to Asia. If achieved, it also would all but lock in the Paris agreement to reduce carbon emission...

Read more

To category page