WATCH: Kerry says he is “hopeful” that Beijing will recognize the benefit of the world’s 2 largest emitters talking and return to the table for the suspended climate talks with the US. President Joe Biden’s top climate envoy is “hopeful” that climate talks with China will resume after discussions stalled following House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan last month. The world’s two largest emitters must restart talks “because that will shape the response of other countries around the planet,” US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry said in an interview in Hanoi. China suspended climate change talks with the US on Aug. 5 as part of a series of “countermeasures” to show its displeasure with Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. China’s ambassador to the US, Qin Gang, later said that Washington would have to change its behavior toward Taiwan and prevent further escalation to resume talks. “My hope […]