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China and EU strengthen promise to Paris deal with US poised to step away - The Guardian

Wind turbines in Tianjin. China and the EU say they are determined to forge ahead with Paris and accelerate the global transition to clean energy. Photograph: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images. China and the EU will forge an alliance to take a ...and more »

EU and China strengthen climate ties to counter US retreat - Financial Times

China and the EU have forged a green alliance to combat climate change and counteract any retreat from international action by Donald Trump. In a stark realignment of forces, documents seen by the Financial Times show that Beijing and Brussels have ...and more »

EU and China move to fill US void - EUobserver

The EU and China are hoping to forge deeper ties in the face of an increasingly inward looking US at the first summit of EU and Chinese leaders since the election of US president Donald Trump. Chinese premier Li Keqiang will meet European Council ...and more »

For first time, China and EU to join forces on climate - Science Magazine

The European Union and China will issue a statement Friday declaring climate change "an imperative more than ever" in the face of expected U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement. A final draft statement seen by E&E News, prepared for a meeting Friday ...and more »

As US retreats, EU and China seek climate leadership at summit - Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - China and the European Union will seek on Friday to save a global pact against climate change from which U.S. President Donald Trump said he will withdraw. As China emerges as Europe's unlikely global partner on areas from free ...and more »

Paris climate deal: EU and China rebuff Trump - BBC News

Chinese and EU leaders are to agree a joint statement on the Paris climate agreement saying it is "an imperative more important than ever". A draft of the document, seen by the BBC, stresses the "highest political commitment" to implement the deal. It ...and more »

The EU-China Summit: searching for common ground - European Council on Foreign Relations

As the EU-China Summit opens in Brussels today, is there now a common ground on which the two can come together? The EU-China Summit opening in Brussels today is already notable for its promise to produce a joint communiqué (as well as a separate one ...and more »

China and EU offer sharp contrast with US on climate change - Financial Times

Donald Trump's antagonistic encounter with his G7 allies in Sicily last week has set up an easy public relations victory for Li Keqiang, China's premier, who is meeting EU leaders in Brussels this week. On his European trip, Mr Li will reiterate China ...and more »

EU, China summit to back climate deal even without US: EU official - Phys.Org

The European Union and China will throw their full weight behind the Paris climate accord at a summit on Friday, EU officials said, in a bid to fill the void if the US quits the pact. The summit in Brussels could mark a dramatic shift in global ...and more »

China and EU to present joint plans for GHG emission reduction - Climate Action Programme

According to reports, on Friday 2 June, European and Chinese leaders will present a series of joint plans to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases and reaffirm their commitment to the Paris Agreement. Reuters cited a document which stated: "The EU ...and more »