Mar 29, 2017 - Energy & Environment

China remains committed to its climate pledge

Andy Wong / AP

The Chinese government said it is moving forward with its promise to pull back on carbon emissions following the signing of Trump's executive order that rolls back Obama-era climate change policy, per AP.

A foreign ministry spokesman, Lu Kang, said Wednesday that curbing climate change is a "challenge faced by all mankind" and reiterated that Beijing was committed to following through on its pledges under the Paris agreement.

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