He was in response to a question about speculations that the United States would pull out of the Paris Agreement after climate change denier Donald Trump takes over from President Barack Obama.
And according to Bloomberg, when China's president Xi Jinping spoke with Trump on the phone earlier this week, he reiterated that the country plans to continue its efforts in battling climate change, "whatever the circumstances".
Trump, prior to his run for office, claimed the Chinese invented climate change as a "hoax" to dampen US manufacturing.
"If you look at the history of climate change negotiations, actually it was initiated by the IPCC with the support of the Republicans during the Reagan and senior Bush administration during the late 1980s", China's Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin told reporters during an hour-long briefing.
Trump has repeatedly raised doubt on the science behind manmade global warming and climate change.
China is reminding the president-elect of the United States that they didn't make up global warming, really.
Trump denied sending the 2012 tweet, which is still online, in a presidential debate.
Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin, shown in a July file photo, rejected Donald Trump's assertion that China created climate change to harm USA competitiveness. Trump has pledged to remove the USA from a landmark climate change agreement. American representatives presented a 111-page plan created to cut greenhouse gas emissions 80% by 2050 from their 2005 levels.
"While I can't stand here and speculate about what policies our president-elect will pursue, I will tell you this: In the time that I have spent in public life, one of the things I've learned is that some issues look a little bit different when you're actually in office compared to when you're on the campaign trail", Kerry said, according to Reuters. "Every month so far has broken a record", he added. Morocco's King Mohammed VI (sixth from left) posted with other African leaders for a picture on Wednesday. Among the lenders: the Bank of China, one of the largest banks in a country that Mr. Trump has railed against as an economic foe of the United States.
"The national security community has focused on the intersection of climate risk and security for over a decade", said retired U.S. NavyRear Adm. David Titley. "The conclusions are clear: climate risks are accelerating in their likelihood and severity". "We have to expect they will take a smart and wise decision".
Speaking at the London premiere of JK Rowling " s latest magical tale, the actor praised the "new energy' of the Potter spin-off. It's simple, JK Rowling has announced 5 films for the saga The Fantastic Animals that David Yates will realize entirely.
Ryan after all was on a losing not winning Republican ticket just four years ago. "Trump needs Ryan to get things to his desk". He was sharply critical of the way Ryan has run the House since he took over as the House's top GOP leader last fall.
Last week, Turkey announced it was shuttering non-profit groups, including a children's rights association and a lawyers group. In March 2016, the sides reached what seemed to be a historic deal, sealing a joint plan to tackle the migrant crisis.
France had already reported third quarter growth of 0.2 per cent after actually shrinking by 0.1 per cent in the second quarter. Compared to the same quarter in 2015, seasonally-adjusted GDP was up 1.6%, also steady and as expected.
The pair walked hand-in-hand - fueling speculation that they're dating again after a previous shaky 6-year relationship. Wilmer Valderrama came at a time when Demi Lovato was still recovering from her emotional issues.
In 2016 he hit.263/.327/.468 and clubbed 30 home runs and 93 RBI's while playing in the pitcher friendly park, Kauffman Stadium. Bautista's market is not as clear given his down season and age, making him the more likely of the two to return.
After snapping a two-game losing streak, the Indiana Pacers (5-6) will try reach the.500 mark for the fifth time this season. On the other hand, the Pacers will enter the contest at 5-6 while IN has lost three of their last five games.
It said wreckage of the aircraft was being also being recovered from the site. "Flights of carrier-borne aircraft are continuing". The MiG-29KUBR is a two seat aircraft, but it appears there was only one crewman aboard when it went down.
But the companies behind the Dakota Access Pipeline slammed the latest decision as "lacking legal or factual justification". The pipeline would deliver oil from North Dakota through South Dakota and Iowa to a shipping point in IL .
Adult sex website hacked in one of largest data breaches ever
LeakedSource said that due to the nature of the data it wouldn't make the cache searchable by Internet users, as it usually does. The last time an adult website got hit this hard in terms of the number of subscribers affected was the case of Ashley Madison.
Eli Manning Read The Bengals Defense Like A Coloring Book
Mike Nugent kicked two field goals for Cincinnati (3-5-1), the second giving the Bengals a 20-14 lead early in the third quarter. Jenkins shadowed Green for most of the game and he held the advantage when they were lined up across from each other.
Tinder adds transgender options in bid to improve diversity
But in an effort to better recognise the diversity of its users, it now offers 35 different gender options to choose from. The online service is also adding new protections to prevent transgender users from being harassed or unfairly banned.
Utah students stabbed at high school
He ran away and hid with other students in the school's the weight room, texting his mother "There's been a stabbing but I'm ok". All five injured students - and the suspected attacker, also a student - were taken to hospitals for treatment of their wounds.
Nancy Pelosi Rips Trump's Hire of 'White Nationalist' Bannon
Bannon has been criticized by opponents for racially charged headlines and appealing to the so-called "alt-right" on the website. McCarthy played down the significance of Bannon's appointment, as opposed to that of Priebus, whom he praised as chief of staff.