China has warned Donald Trump that he will be defying the wishes of the entire planet if he acts on his vow to back away from the Paris climate agreement, the Financial Times reports. Beijing, once seen as an obstructive force in UN climate talks, is now leading the push for progress by responding to fears that Trump would pull the US out of the landmark accord. “It is global society’s will that all want to co-operate to combat climate change,” a senior Beijing negotiator said in Marrakesh on Friday, at the first round of UN talks since the Paris deal was sealed last December. India also joined in the warnings, saying Trump’s appointment would force countries to reassess an accord hailed as an end to the fossil fuel era.
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