US AND CHINESE CLIMATE NEGOTIATORS TO MEET IN LOS ANGELES, WILL ANNOUNCE NEW JOINT MEASURES

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15 september 2015

U.S. and Chinese Climate Change Negotiators to Meet in Los Angeles

By CORAL DAVENPORT, The New York Times, SEPT. 15, 2015

WASHINGTON — President Obama’s top climate change negotiator will meet with his Chinese counterpart in Los Angeles on Tuesday to announce joint actions by cities, states and provinces in both countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

The summit meeting follows a historic accord reached in Beijing in November by Mr. Obama and President Xi Jinping, who pledged to enact policies to cut emissions significantly. Mr. Obama said the United States would reduce planet-warming carbon emissions up to 28 percent by 2025, while Mr. Xi vowed that China would halt its emissions growth by 2030.

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