President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump at the G20 summit in Hamburg, on July 7. With Trump renouncing US leadership on climate change, the stage is set for China. Photo: AFP

How China and Asia can lead the fight against global warming along the belt and road

Michael Celia and Da Hsuan Feng say the belt and road strategy, led by China, may well see Asia take on the climate change leadership ceded by the US, with a firm emphasis on carbon-free energy options and a move away from fossil fuels

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President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump at the G20 summit in Hamburg, on July 7. With Trump renouncing US leadership on climate change, the stage is set for China. Photo: AFP
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