China signaled it’s unlikely to join a global pledge to cut methane emissions, and said it’s already doing enough to reduce greenhouse gases. “The U.S keeps telling people to join it for new pledges but without giving solutions about how to” tackle methane, said Wang Yi, a senior Chinese negotiator at COP26. “Young people say there’s a lot of blah, blah, blah here, which to some degree is true,” he said, referring to comments from climate activist Greta Thunberg. China’s absence from two agreements to come out of last week’s global leaders summit at COP26 — slashing emissions of the super-potent greenhouse gas methane and reducing funding for overseas fossil fuel projects — makes those deals weaker. President Xi Jinping hasn’t attended the conference, a move that was criticized by U.S. President Joe Biden. China, however, sees its climate pledges made before the UN summit kicked off as the […]