Nicholas Stern
Nicholas Stern
Nicholas Stern is co-chair of the Global Commission on Economy and Climate and IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government at the London School of Economics.

The government is blazing a trail for other emerging economies with its recognition of the adverse health, financial and environmental impact of high carbon emissions, and its new plan charting a course towards sustainability.

In what some might consider a surprising development, China - currently the world's largest emitter of carbon dioxide - is emerging as a global leader in climate policy as it seeks to build a cleaner and more efficient economy.

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