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China Under Pressure at Historic Climate Conference

The COP28 climate summit starts in Dubai on Thursday. Image: Jewel SAMAD / AFP

China and the United States have pledged to work together to advance global climate goals in the runup to the UN’s COP28 climate summit starting on Thursday in the United Arab Emirates.

The stakes can hardly be higher: 2023 is the hottest year in human history and the world has been battered by numerous extreme weather events.

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