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'The moment we finally decided to save our planet': US and China ratify Paris climate deal -

China and the United States have formally joined the Paris climate deal, a giant step by the world's two biggest polluters in confronting global warming. At a ceremony on the eve of the G20 summit in China, the leaders of both countries handed ...and more »

G20: Xi Jinping implores Malcolm Turnbull over Chinese investment rules in Australia - The Sydney Morning Herald

Hangzhou: Chinese President Xi Jinping has directly implored Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to ensure Australia provides a "fair, transparent and predictable" policy environment for foreign investment, as the rift over the decision to block a Chinese ...and more »

Breakthrough as US and China agree to ratify Paris climate deal - The Guardian

The United States and China, the world's biggest emitters of greenhouse gases, have announced they will formally ratify the Paris climate change agreement in a move campaigners immediately hailed as a significant advance in the battle against global ...and more »

Obama Plays Down Confrontation With China Over His Plane's Stairs - New York Times

HANGZHOU, China — When Air Force One taxied to a stop in eastern China on Saturday afternoon, American and Chinese officials had already engaged in a lengthy, heated dispute over the most mundane of issues: How would the president depart his plane ...and more »

Chinese leader Xi: G20 must 'blaze a new trail' on trade - CNNMoney

The political backlash over global trade is the backdrop to the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, and Chinese President Xi Jinping began with a plea against protectionism. Xi told the gathering of world leaders from the nation's 20 largest economies that their ...and more »

China and US announce they will ratify Paris climate deal - Imperial College London

Imperial expert in global energy comments on the prospects for China's global leadership in climate change. The two biggest emitters of greenhouse gases, China and the United States, have affirmed their commitment to tackle climate change, moving ...and more »

Rare Harmony as China and US Commit to Climate Deal - New York Times

HANGZHOU, China — President Obama and President Xi Jinping of China formally committed the world's two largest economies to the Paris climate agreement here on Saturday, cementing their partnership on climate change and offering a rare display of ...and more »

US-China diplomacy: Spy agency tweet adds to protocol spat - BBC News

A sarcastic tweet aimed at China and posted on the US Defense Intelligence Agency's Twitter account has fuelled a row over protocol at the G20 summit. The tweet, which was quickly deleted, read: "Classy as always China". When President Barack Obama ...and more »

G20 Summit Gala dazzles world leaders - CCTV

G20 leaders were captivated by a performance at the G20 Summit Gala, called the Impression West Lake Show. The show was staged with the majestic West Lake as its backdrop, featuring a light show, music, fountains and dance performances. Artists dance ...and more »

China ratifies Paris climate change agreement ahead of G20 - The Guardian

A history of heavy dependence on burning coal for energy has made China the source of nearly a third of the world's total carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Photograph: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images. China. China ratifies Paris climate change agreement ahead ...and more »