A recording of the panel discussion at the London Climate Action Week. Read more on China Dialogue
In recent years Chinese banks have become the lenders of last resort for coal projects in south Asia, Africa, and the Balkans, but Critics say it is a tool to project geopolitical power. From an environmental perspective, the primary concern is that Beijing is exporting a highly polluting model of growth. Read full story on… Continue reading Environmentalists: Beijing is exporting a highly polluting model of growth
As China fetes its Belt and Road initiative at a summit this week, Chinese officials will be working hard to defend the flagship project from growing international criticism. Read more on the Guardian website.
While the EU has kept busy with its economic and political crises, China has become a main financier in the eastern part of the continent. Read the full story at Euractiv.com.
To meet China’s targets to slash emissions of carbon dioxide, authorities are pushing to shut down privately owned steel, coal, and other high-polluting factories scattered across rural areas. Read the full story at Foreignpolicy.com.