Cop26: Biden Attacks China And Russia Leaders For Missing Summit

  • Posted on November 03, 2021
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  • By FC Team

US President Joe Biden has criticised the leaders of China and Russia for not turning up to the COP26 climate summit.In a speech on Tuesday night, Mr Biden said climate was "a gigantic issue" and China "walked away" - adding it was the "same thing with Russia and Putin".Neither Russian President Vladimir Putin nor Chinese leader Xi Jinping are at the summit.Both countries however have sent delegations to the talks, which are due to run for two weeks until 14 November.China is the world's largest emitter of carbon dioxide, followed by the US. Russia is the fifth largest after the EU and India.More than 120 leaders turned up at the conference in Scotland's largest city.Countries have already announced major deals, including a global pledge to slash methane levels by 2030 as well as to end and reverse deforestation by the same year.Both China and Russia are signatories of the pledge to reverse deforestation. Before Mr Biden's speech, Mr Putin virtually addressed a meeting on forest management at the COP26 summit on Tuesday, saying that Russia takes the "strongest and most vigorous measures to conserve" woodlands, according to a Kremlin press

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